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Sadie Benning

Sadie Benning
Annual Report: 7th Gwangju Biennale (2008); White Columns Annual (2007); Whitney Biennial (2000 and 1993); Building Identities, Tate Modern (2004); Remembrance and the Moving Image, Australian Centre for the Moving Image (2003); Video Viewpoints, Museum of Modern Art (2002); American Century, Whitney Museum of Modern Art (2000); Love’s Body, Tokyo Museum of Photography (1999); Scream and Scream Again: Film in Art, Museum of Modern Art Oxford (1996-7), and Venice Biennale (1993).

Benning’s recent work has increasingly incorporated video installation, sound, sculpture, and drawing. Solo exhibitions include Wexner Center for the Arts (Sadie Benning: Suspended Animation, 2007), Orchard Gallery (Form of…a Waterfall, 2008), Dia: Chealsea (Play Pause, 2008) and The Power Plant (Play Pause, 2008). She is a former member and cofounder, with Kathleen Hanna and Johanna Fateman, of the music group Le Tigre. She has received grants and fellowships from Guggenheim Foundation, Andrea Frank Foundation, National Endowment of the Arts, and Rockefeller Foundation. Awards include Wexner Center Residency Award in Media Arts, National Alliance for Media Arts & Culture Merit Award, Grande Video Kunst Award, and the Los Angeles Film Critics Circle Award. She is currently Co-Chair of the Film & Video Department at Bard College’s MFA Program.

Video Work

Play Pause, 2006two channel installation,  color and b&w digital video/drawings on paper, 29 min.

One Liner, 2003, installation, b&w video/Pixelvision, 5 mins., 7 secs.

The Baby, 2003, installation, color digital video/drawings on paper, 5 mins., 39 secs.

Aerobecide, 1999, color video, 5 mins., co-directed with Kathleen Hanna

.Flat is Beautiful, 1998, b&w video/Pixelvision, 16 mm and Super 8, 56 mins.

German Song, 1995, b&w video/Super 8 Film, 6 mins.

The Judy Spots, 1995, color video/ 16 mm film, 12 mins.

Girl Power, 1992, b&w video/Pixelvision, 15 mins.

A Place Called Lovely, 1991, bl&w video/Pixelvision, 20 mins.

Jollies, 1990, b&w video/Pixelvision, 11 mins.

Welcome to Normal, 1990, color video/ Hi8, 20 mins.

If Every Girl Had a Diary, 1990, b&w video/Pixelvision, 9 mins.

Living Inside, 1989, b&w video/Pixelvision, 4 mins.

A New Year, 1989, b&w video/Pixelvision, 6 mins.

Me & Rubyfruit, 1989, b&w video/Pixelvision, 5 mins.

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