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'Art in America' Q&A and Studio Visit with SVA's Dara Birnbaum

From Art in America: "The premiere of a new installation by Dara Birnbaum is a significant event. Since the 1970s she has produced a focused body of work comprising videos and installations that illuminate the media politics of the moments in which they were made. The nature of the mass media has shifted over the years—from the control exercised by television broadcast networks of the 1970s to the Internet’s decentralization of information—but Birnbaum’s work has remained consistently prescient and vital, incorporating new technologies and providing a touchstone for generations of younger artists engaged with digital culture. Like many of her pieces, Birnbaum’s Psalm 29(30), 2016, which offers a subtle video meditation on the brutality of war and the process of healing, has been years in the making and involves the contributions of composers, editors, and other specialists..." (For the full article and an image slideshow, click here)

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