Amber Hawk Swanson (b. 1980, Davenport, Iowa) is a video and performance artist living and working in Brooklyn. More...
Currently working on two forthcoming projects, "The Auction"
, and "FIVE DOLLS"May 2013
Atlantic Center for the Arts Residency curated by Coco Fusco June-July 2013
Coming soon to Academic Writing (PDF Download)
: David Getsy, "Queer Exercises: Amber Hawk Swanson's Performances of Self-Realization," GLQ vol 19, no. 4 (forthcoming Fall 2013) and "Acts of Stillness: Statues, Performativity, and Critical Passivity," Criticism 56.1 (forthcoming January 2014) Performances
: "Cleaning" and "Ribbon Tying"Performance
at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and Syracuse University in London, UK Detroit
for Doll Husband and Synthtics Advocate, DavecatSolo Show
, "All That is Left of You / Everything You Are Now" (Catalog)Letter
to Amber DollSummer 2012
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture Residency36 Hour
, "Amber Doll > Tilikum" Screening + Palais de Tokyo (Paris) OpeningDallas Biennale
(DB12)Like a Girl's Name
: The Adolescent Drag of Amber Hawk Swanson, Kate Gilmore, and Ann Liv Young(PDF Download)VIDEO 2012
at Momenta Art (Brooklyn)