Back to All Events

Lunchtime Lecture: Kalup Linzy

  • SVA MFA Art Practice 335 West 16th St New York (map)

Kalup Linzy is a Brooklyn based video and performance artist who creates low-tech, satirical narratives inspired by television soap operas, telenovelas and Hollywood melodramas that explore racial, gender and sexual identity. He is the recipient of numerous grants and awards, including The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation grant; the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship; a Creative Capital Award; an Art Matters grant; The Jerome Foundation grant; The Harpo Foundation grant; and The Headlands Alumni Award residency. His work is included in the collections of The Museum of Modern Art; The Studio Museum in Harlem; The Whitney Museum of American Art; The Metropolitan Museum of Art; and The Birmingham Museum of Art.