Interdisciplinary Time-Based Artist

Kara

Lynch

Kara Lynch is a time-based artist living in the bronx, ny - born in the momentous year of 1968. Ambivalent towards hyper-visual culture, through low-fi, collective practice and social intervention lynch explores aesthetic/political relationships between time + space. Her work is vigilantly raced, classed, and gendered - Black, queer and feminist. kara completed her MFA in Visual Arts at the University of California, San Diego and has been a research fellow in the African and African Diaspora Studies Department, University of Texas, Austin and the Academy for Advanced African Studies at Bayreuth University in Germany. She earns a living as an Associate Professor of Video and Critical Studies at Hampshire College. Major projects include: 'Black Russians' - a feature documentary video, ‘The Outing’ - a video travelogue, ‘Mouhawala Oula’ - a gender-bending trio performance for oriental dance, live video, and saxophone, and the current project 'INVISIBLE’, an episodic, speculative, multi-site video/audio installation - excavates the terror and resilient beauty of Black experience.