Clarinda Mac Low

CLARINDA MAC LOW works in performance and
installation and creates participatory events of all types. Her solo
and collaborative works have appeared at P.S. 122, the Kitchen,
X-Initiative, and many other places around New York City (including a
century-old ferryboat and the Queens Botanical Garden) and elsewhere in
the world, including a park in Siberia and the 2010 Manifesta Biennial
in Spain. Recent collaborations include TRYST, performance interventions
into everyday life, most recently in the ANTI Art Festival in Finland and
as part of an iLAB Residency exploring the ecological life of North
Brooklyn; “Cyborg Nation,” public conversation on the technological body
and the nature of intimacy; and “Salvage/Salvation,” an ongoing
collaborative installation and performance project that explores the
philosophical, emotional and material implications of re-use. She has
participated in many different residencies, including at Yaddo, as a MacDowell
Fellow, a DTW ARM Fellow, and through the Society for Cultural Exchange
in Pittsburgh. She received a BAXTEN Award in 2004, and is a grant
recipient from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, 2007 and the
recipient of a 2010 Franklin Furnace Fund for Performance Art grant.

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