AMBER   HAWK   SWANSON
+ "Amber Doll > TILIKUM"+ "All That is Left of You"+ "Amber Doll Project" + "The Feminism? Project" + Video Excerpts+ About the Artist
Amber Hawk Swanson (b. 1980, Davenport, Iowa) is a video and performance artist living and working in NYC. More...

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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" (more soon).

C U R R E N T

2013-2014 Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) Workspace Residency

F O R T H C O M I N G

July-August 2014 Yaddo Residency

September 2014-August 2015 Marie Walsh Sharpe Space Residency

November-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/amberhawkswanson

Performances at Dollstock, November 1-4, 2013

June-July 2013 MacDowell Residency / Fellowship

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)