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Geo Wyeth
Visual artist

Geo Wyeth

Geo Wyeth
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Intro Visual artist
Is Artist Musician Visual artist Sound artist Performing artist
From United States of America
Field Arts Creativity Music
Gender transgender male
Birth 1984, New York City, United States of America
Age 38 years
Residence New York City, United States of America; Rotterdam, Netherlands
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Biography

Geo Wyeth (born 1984) is a transgender mixed-race, black American musician and performance artist known for soundscapes works that explore "the oddities of living in a body and the possibilities of transcending it". Based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands (2017)

Early life and education

Geo Wyeth was born in New York, New York in 1984 and grew up in Hell's Kitchen New York City. He received a BA from Yale University.

Work

Wyeth's work combines installation, music and performance in which handmade sets and unusual costumes join with absurd storytelling in performances that break down the boundaries between the audience and the performer and create an experience of communal intimacy.

Wyeth is cofounder of the art music collective PACK.

Awards and Fellowships

Among the honors which Geo Wyeth has earned are:

  • Mondriaan Fonds Deltaworkers Residency (2019)
  • Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten Residency (2015)
  • Art Matters Foundation Grant (2012)
  • Jerome Foundation Travel and Research Grant (2011)

Selected Performances

Wyeth has presented performances at art institutions including MoMA PS1, The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, The New Museum, LA MoCA.

Solo performances / projects:

  • 2018 - I'm A Chip/Make This Music Disappear - Buda Kunstencentrum, Kortrijk, NLD
  • 2017 - Juice CrosxxxSing - The New Museum, New York City, USA
  • 2016 - Storm Excellent Salad - MoMA PS1, New York City, USA
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