Perspectives on Performance with Michael Portnoy


Tuesday, February 5, 2019, 6:00pm


Farkas Hall, Room 203, 12 Holyoke Street

Theater, Dance & Media's first Spring 2019 Perspectives of Performance is with artist Michael Portnoy.


Michael Portnoy is a New York-based visual and performing artist. Coming from a background in writing, dance and experimental comedy, his work employs a variety of media: from participatory installations to theater, sculpture, video, writing, painting, and curation. He has presented internationally in museums, art galleries, theaters and music halls, including recently Steirischer Herbst, Graz, Austria (2018); Akademie der Künste der Welte, Cologne, Germany (2017); KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany (2017); Playground, STUK, Leuven, Belgium (2016, 2014); Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, UK (2016); Witte de With, Rotterdam, the Netherlands (2016); the Centre Pompidou, Paris, France (2015); Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (2014); Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France (2013); The Kitchen, New York, USA (2013); dOCUMENTA 13, Kassel, Germany (2012); 11th Baltic Triennial (co-curator), Vilnius, Lithuania (2012); and the Taipei Biennial, Taipei, Taiwan (2010). For more information, visit