AMBER   HAWK   SWANSON
+ "DOTTIE" (2015-16)+ "Doll Closet" (2014)+ "LOLITA" (2013)+ "All That is Left" (2012)+ "TILIKUM" (2011)+ "Amber Doll" (2006-present)+ "Making-Of" (2006-07)+ "Feminism?" (2005-06 & 2013)+ Video Excerpts+ Artist+ Pieces (current)
Amber Hawk Swanson (b. 1980) is a New York-based artist born in Davenport, Iowa. Her work grapples economies of affect and what is understood in psychoanalysis as a debt of object choice: the attempt to fill deficits of love with desire. More...

R E C E N T & F O R T H C O M I N G


+"DOTTIE", Chaffin Carousel Carving School, Birmingham, AL (solo performance)
December 10-18, 2015 + "DOTTIE Part Two" continues July 11 - October 31, 2016 during an LMCC Process Space Residency Summer 2016

+"DOLLY" Mother's Day 2016 and December 10-17, 2016
In conjunction with the Make Your Mother exhibition G-CADD (Granite City, IL) is partnering with Paul Artspace (Florissant, MO) to host Amber Hawk Swanson as artist-in-residence, where she will begin planning and production on her December 10-17, 2016 performance "DOLLY." "DOLLY" will be the sixth installation in her series of durational performances involving practices of training, captivity, and intimate replication.

N O T A B L E

The "Feminism? Project" (2005-06 & 13)

"The Making of Amber Doll" (2006-07)

"Amber Doll Project" (2006-present)

"Amber Doll > TILIKUM" (2011)

"All That is Left of You / Everything You Are Now" (2012)

"Sidore (Mark II) / Heather > LOLITA" (2013)

"Doll Closet" (2014)

"DOTTIE" (2015-16)

"DOLLY" (Forthcoming, December 2016)