June 27 - July 1, 2022
artist talk June 29, at 6.30 pm, AULA AdBK Nürnberg
Sahra Motalebi is an American artist, vocalist, and writer. Often formatted as performance-exhibition, her work includes opera, scenographic installation, vocal composition and recordings, painting, voice-sculpture, video, and text. Her projects have been exhibited and she has performed at The Kitchen, MoMA PS1, New Museum, SculptureCenter, and Swiss Institute. Motalebi participated in the 79th Whitney Biennial in 2019 and was a Visual Arts Fellow at Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute 2020-2021. She has been the artist in residence at NYU’s 80WSE Gallery, Chinati Foundation, Villa Empain, Watermill Center, and Yaddo. She has led workshops in and outside institutional settings, she has taught academic courses, and been a guest seminar lecturer at Princeton University, Bard College at Simon’s Rock, and Rutgers University. She has collaborated with Sophia Al-Maria, Darren Bader, Sibyl Kempson, Rashaun Mitchell and Silas Reiner, Asad Raza, Will Rawls, and worked with the Yves Klein Archives. Motalebi graduated from Sarah Lawrence College with a Bachelor of Liberal Arts.