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Jessie Stead (NY, Bard MFA ’07) works in overlapping patterns of installation, music, cinema, text, collaboration and other forms of cross-disciplined art. Her work has been presented widely in varied platforms, recent solo and two-person exhibitions include Jan Kaps (Cologne), Jenny’s (Los Angeles), 247365 (NY), and OCDChinatown (NY). Collaborative projects, group exhibitions and performances include the Museum of Modern Art (Warsaw, Poland), Fridericianum (Kassel, DE), the Institute of Contemporary Art Philadelphia, and Performa 13 (NY). Stead’s earlier cinematic work has screened at The London Film Festival, the New York Film Festival, Anthology Film Archives (NY), MoCAD (Detroit), and in Greater New York at MoMA PS1 (2010). She is the experimental percussionist in the art-band Hairbone (formerly Haribo). Hairbone’s debut LP Earth To Momma, produced by Stead, was released in 2018 by Blank Forms Editions. Recent work in moving image includes directing two music videos for Hairbone and the editing and sound design for the feature documentary George: The Story of George Maciunas & Fluxus, screening at Art Basel in June 2019.
For CV contact jessiestead[at]gmail.com