Maya Gurantz

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Maya Gurantz interrogates social imaginaries of American culture and how constructions of gender, race, class and progress operate in our shared myths, public rituals and private desires.

Her work in video, performance, installation and social practice has been shown at (selected): (solo) MCA Denver, the Grand Central Art Center, Greenleaf Gallery, Pieter PASD, (group) the MoCA Utah, Angels Gate Cultural Center, the Oakland Museum of California, Beaconsfield Gallery, Navel LA, Art Center, The Goat Farm Atlanta, The Great Wall of Oakland, High Desert Test Sites, and Movement Research at Judson Church. She recently received the inaugural Pieter Performance Grant for Dancemakers. She has written for The LA Review of Books, This American Life, The Frame, The Awl, Notes on Looking, Acid-Free, and RECAPS. She has taught at UC Santa Barbara, UC Irvine, and Art Center College of Design.

Artist Information

Residency Dates Dec 1 — Mar 1 2020

Currently Based Los Angeles, California

Mediums Video

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