Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art – multimedia installation

Brandon Neubauer

Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art – multimedia installation
Region: Brooklyn, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 2013

My work is drawn from my experience of landscape as a temporal palimpsest on which the natural and built overlap, ideologies conflict, and locational identity is inscribed. Through an intimate engagement with time, optical phenomena, topography, and found artifacts, I create portraits of place where past, present, and future are confused. Working site-specifically, my memories merge with research and imagined histories to inspire a loose-knit narrative articulated through time-based media installations.



Brandon Neubauer worked in the Putnam studio.

The Graphics Studio (as it was originally named) was converted to its present use in 1972–1974 through a grant from the Putnam Foundation, and originally served the property as both a power house and pump house. Well water was pumped from a large cistern to Hillcrest, the Foreman’s Cottage, and the lower buildings closer to…

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