Amber Hawk Swanson (b. 1980, Davenport, Iowa) is a video and performance artist living and working in NYC. More...
Currently working on four forthcoming projects: "Letters to Pieces" (presented by Women & Performance
Winter 2013 / Spring 2014), "Sidore Mark II / Heather > LOLITA" Performance (December 10-15, 2013 with video to follow during Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Workspace Residency
) "The Auction"
(presented by The Watermill Center
November-December 2014), and "FIVE DOLLS"
C U R R E N T2013-2014
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) Workspace Residency
F O R T H C O M I N GJuly-August 2014
Yaddo ResidencySeptember 2014-August 2015
Marie Walsh Sharpe Space ResidencyNovember-December 2014
The Watermill Center Residency
R E C E N T
"Sidore Mark II / Heather > LOLITA" Starting December 10, 10am est at livestream.com/amberhawkswansonPerformances
at Dollstock, November 1-4, 2013June-July 2013
MacDowell Residency / FellowshipMay 2013
Atlantic Center for the Arts Residency curated by Coco Fusco
Recently Added to Academic Writing (PDF Download)
: David J. Getsy, "Queer Exercises: Amber Hawk Swanson's Performances of Self-Realization," GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 19.4 (Fall 2013): 465-85. Coming Soon: David J. Getsy, "Acts of Stillness: Statues, Performativity, and Passive Resistance," Criticism 56.1 (January 2014)