USA, Visual Arts, 1993


Renée Green, born 1959 in Cleveland, Ohio (USA), lives and works in Somerville, MA and New York City. In 1993 she was a fellow of the Artists-in-Berlin Programme. Green’s exhibitions, videos, and films have been seen throughout the world in museums, biennials, and festivals. A selection of her books includes Other Planes of There: Selected Writings (2014), Endless Dreams and Time- Based Streams (2010), and Ongoing Becomings (2009). She is a Professor at ACT, the MIT Program in Art, Culture and Technology, School of Architecture + Planning. During the Fall 2019, Green was the Ellen Maria Gorrissen Fellow at the American Academy in Berlin. In fall 2019, she was the Ellen Maria Gorrissen Fellow at the American Academy in Berlin. At the invitation of the DAAD Artists-in-Berlin Program, Renée Green will return to Berlin from October to December 2021.


    Renée Green

    2022, Catalog

    The book Renée Green: Inevitable Distances is published to accompany the exhibition of the same name, co-published by DAAD Artists-in-Berlin Program, Hatje Cantz Verlag, Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst Zürich and KW. The exhibition Inevitable Distances, a comprehensive survey of Renée Green’s practice from the early 1980s to the present day, was taking place 2021/22 at the daadgalerie and KW Institute for Contemporary Art. Green’s installations, paintings and films trace and interrogate the power of cultural institutions and their relationships with language, knowledge, and constitutions of selfhood. The exhibited works of Inevitable Distances are documented in this book alongside annotations, hypertexts, essays and excerpts from the artist, curators and writers.

    Designed by Carolina Aboarrage, the publication includes contributions from the artist Renée Green, Kathrin Bentele, Howie Chen, Emma Hedditch, Katherine McKittrick, Taylor Le Melle, Ima-Abasi Okon and others, and is edited by Mason Leaver-Yap.

    Renée Green was a 1993/94 DAAD Artist-in-Berlin Program fellow.


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