quintan ana wikswo

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QUINTAN ANA WIKSWO is recognized for adventurous, genre-crossing transdisciplinary projects that integrate her original texts, photography, 35mm films, and live performance collaborations with composers and choreographers. Her works are exhibited, published, and performed at prominent institutions in the United States and Europe. In 2013, Wikswo has three solo museum exhibitions of her texts, films, photographs and performance works: The Jewish Museum Berlin (October 1, 2013 - January 15, 2014); Museum of Modern Art Ceret, France (August 1-30, 2013); and Judisches Museum Munich (Feb 26-September 1, 2013).

Her hybrid texts, poetry, fiction and nonfiction make frequent appearances in Tin House, Kenyon Review, Conjunctions, Gulf Coast, WITNESS, New American Writing, Alaska Quarterly Review, Sidebrow, Denver Quarterly, Drunken Boat and many others. Other publications include a major exhibition catalogue  Alles hat seine Zeit: Rituale gegen das Vergessen (Vorschau Verlag), One Blood: The Narrative Influence (University of Alaska Press), and Schwarzer Tod and the Useless Eaters (Catalysis Projects), and four DVD collections of her film installations.  

A 2013 Creative Capital Grantee in Emerging Forms, her work has been honored by the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Pollock Krasner Foundation, the Center for Cultural Innovation, ARC-Durfee, the Puffin Foundation, Yaddo, Djerassi, IAWM, GRAME, and many others. 

She is the co-Artistic Director of Fieldshift Further, a transdisciplinary performance ensemble creating new works at sites of human rights crimes, and a core artist with Catalysis Projects, a Los Angeles-based interdisciplinary collaborative new works company. 

Her website is www.QuintanWikswo.com

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