BRINATHURSTON

Bio // Video // Documentation // Music


*Click on shows for info, bolded shows are solo

Born 1977, New York.
Lives and works in New York


Education

2007 Master Of Fine Arts, Bard College/ICP, New York, NY
1999 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Tisch School of the Arts Film/Video, New York University

Selected Exhibitions

2012

Speisekino, ZKU, Berlin, Germany

Channel to Channel, Vaudville Park, NY

2011

Life in a Peaceful New World, Interstate Projects, NY

Small Works for Big Change 2011!. SRLP's 6th Annual Benefit, NY

 

2010

Crappy Hour (BARBARTER), USA, NY NY

Weasel, Inman Gallery, Houston Tx

Valie Export of the Dolls, NADA Artists Ball, NY

The Exquisite Landscape, ICP, NY

Corps Exquis, Galapagos, NY

K.R.A.P., Bruce High Quality present Field of Dreams, NY

Greater New York, PS1/MoMA, NY

A New Breed, Exit Art, NY

Domestico, Y Gallery, NY

Ecstatic, St. Cecilia's Convent, NY

Experimental Medical Film, Curated by Barbara Hammer part of Medical Film Symposium, Pa

Puss Fuss, Open Space, Baltimore MD

2009

Open Call for artist, Frieze Projects, London, England

Open Call, Location One, NY NY

Circular File, Performa/Public Access, NY

EAF 09, Socrates Sculpture Park, NY

Monofonus Video Collection #1: INSIDE/OUT, Trans-Peco Festival of Music and Love at El Cosmico, Marfa, Texas


They Told You So, Bitforms, NY


The Living and The Dead, Gavin Brown, NY


Le Jazz @ No Soul For Sale, X Initiative, NY


Recession Runway, NADA, NY

Jamie Raadcliff:The Exhibition, Lowsalt Gallery, Glasgow Scotland

LACE Benefit Art Auction 2009, LA, Ca

Financial District , ISCP, NY

It's a Process: Ladies Night, Klaus Von Nichtsaggend Galler, NY

Performance in conjunction with Nayland Blake's Behavior , Location One , NY

2008

Dark Pump , Rivington Arms, NY NY pdf

Asshole, Cringe Series, Dean Project, LIC NY

This One Goes up to 11 , Why and Wherefore Presents @ Monkeytown, NY

Weisse Nacht , Flandernbunker, Kiel Germany

TKTKTKTK , Why and Wherefore, NY NY

Dark Fair , Swiss Institute, NY NY

Edible Complex , Paloma, Brooklyn NY

2007

MoMA: Dutch Elm, Gavin Brown @ Passerby, NY NY

Wu-Tang Googolplex, Gavin Brown @ Passerby, NY NY

Let's Bolt, Curated by Metro Color Collisions, CSV Center, NY NY

Yellow Buckets of Blood:II, Found Gallery, LA, Ca

People Believe in God BecauseThey Can't Believe Their Parents Created Them, Solo MFA Theisis, Bard-ICP Studios LIC

Come One Come All, 3rd Ward, Brooklyn NY
New York Underground Film Festival, Anthology Film Archives, NYC
Bard-ICP MFA Group Thesis Show, International Center for Photography, NYC


2006

Semiennial at Monkey Town, Williamsburg, NY
Six Degrees of Separation 2: The Inner Workings of Cold Contact, Stux Gallery, NY, NY
Cabin Comforts Secret Project Robot, Williamsburg, NY


Awards / Residencies

2012 ZKU Residency Berlin Germany
2009 Socrates Sculpture Park Emerging Artist Fellowship
2009 Location One Residency, Supported by the Rockefeller Brothers Fund

2009 Short listed LMCC Paris Residency
2008 Vermont Studio Center Residency
2006/07 Bard/ICP Scholarship Recipient

Press 2011

Britt, Douglas, "Weasel: A Show About Art Fakes at Inman Annex", 29-95 Art, 1.6. 2011

Bise, Michael, "Weasel", might be good, 1.8. 2011

Press 2010

Klaasmeyer, Kellyl, "Weasel", Houstin Press, 12.16. 2010

"The NADA Emerging Artist: Brina Thurston", The L Magazine, 11.10. 2010

Wallin, Yasha, "Halloween Fair", Art in America.com, 11.2. 2010

Douglas, Sarah, "Ghouls Haunt Halloween Ball", Artinfo.com, 11.1. 2010

Field of Dreams, Art Forum.com/Diary/ Scene and Heard, 7.28. 2010

Own This City, "Socrates Sculprute Park EAF09", Timeout New York

Romano, Jowy, "Snowed In", Subway Art Blog, 12.27. 2010

Press 2009

Beck, Graham. "Notes from the Underlings", Frieze, 2009

Gregory, Alice. "EAF at Socrates Sculpture Park", Idiom Mag, 2009

"X Factor", Art Forum.com/Diary/ Scene and Heard,3.3. 2009

Bhatnagar, Priya, " CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY FROM AROUND THE WORLD", Contemporary Annual, 2008,

Press 2008

Hoffman, Jan, "Gatekeepers to the Art World", The New York Times, March 30,
"Pulse", The New York Time Styles, February 23
Marcus, Lilit, "The STA Interview: Brina Thurston", savetheassistants.com

 

 

 

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