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Sharon Hayes,
SHARON HAYES

Born in 1970, Sharon Hayes gained her MFA from the Interdisciplinary Studio at UCLA??™s Department of Art (2003). Part anthropological fieldworker, part dramaturge, New York based Sharon Hayes??™ artistic role is to orchestrate and document collective activity in the public domain. Her video, performance and installation projects have engaged individual and group perceptions of political events and ideologies, employing conceptual and methodological approaches borrowed from artistic and academic practices such as theater, film, anthropology, linguistics, and journalism. Hayes??™ work has been shown at P.S. 1 Museum of Contemporary Art, Andrew Kreps Gallery, Parlour Projects, Dance Theater Workshop, and at the New Museum of Contemporary Art. She has also shown in galleries, exhibition or performance spaces in Bogot??, Berlin, Copenhagen, Malm?¶, Vienna and Zagreb. Hayes was a 1999 MacDowell Colony Fellow; received a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship (1999); and she was a participant in the Whitney??™s Independent Study Program (1999-2000).

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