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
December 2013), "Sidore Mark II / Heather > LOLITA" Performance (December 10-15, 2013 during Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Workspace Residency
) "The Auction"
(presented by The Watermill Center
November-December 2014), and "FIVE DOLLS"
Sidore Mark II / Heather > LOLITA Starting December 10, 10am est at livestream.com/amberhawkswansonPerformances
at Dollstock, November 1-4, 20132013-2014
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) Workspace ResidencyJune-July 2013
MacDowell Residency / FellowshipGroup Exhibition The Participants
at Denny Gallery, NYC June 20 - July 21, 2013 May 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)