Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art

Romy Achituv

Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art
Region: Brooklyn, NY
MacDowell fellowships: Winter 2016

Romy Achituv is an interdisciplinary artist currently based in Brooklyn, NY. His diverse experimental practice incorporates a wide array of media including street posters, photographs, video, interactive and generative projections and applications, sculpture, and performance.

The public dimension is integral to Achituv's work. His large-scale installations have included socially engaged participatory projects, sculptural projections integrated with architecture and landscape, and public commissions focused on cultural memory. Underlying his practice is an ongoing engagement with the boundaries and transgressions of language and representation.

Studios

Heinz

Romy Achituv worked in the Heinz studio.

The icehouse, built of fieldstone in 1914–1915, was a practical part of Mrs. MacDowell’s plan for a self-sufficient farm. Winter ice cut from a nearby pond was stored here for summer use on the property. Idle since 1940, it was a handsome but outdated farm building. In 1995, Mrs. Drue Heinz, a vice chairman of…

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