Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art – multimedia installation

Katherine Behar

Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art – multimedia installation
Region: Brooklyn, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 2013, 2017

Katherine Behar makes videos, performances, and interactive installations. Her work deals with the relationships people have with the inanimate object world, especially with technological objects. As part of Disorientalism, she worked on The Food Groups, a five-part series focusing on race and labor in American food production and promotion.



Katherine Behar worked in the Firth studio.

Originally a working barn perched atop the namesake hill of Hillcrest Farm, this building was converted to serve the arts in 1956. A grand set of windows was installed to make the large interior suitable for visual artists, bringing in abundant natural light from the north. The addition of a screened porch and accessible entrance ramp…

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