Low-Residency Master of Fine Arts: Visiting Artists Series
Wednesday, July 10, 6:00 p.m.

MacLean Center Ballroom - 112 S. Michigan Ave.

United States
Cassils achieved international recognition for a rigorous engagement with the body as a form of social sculpture. It is with sweat, blood and sinew that Cassils constructs a visual critique around ideologies and histories. Solo exhibitions include MU Eindhoven, the Netherlands; Trinity Square Video, Toronto; and Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York. Cassils’ work has been featured aThe Broad Museum, Los Angeles and The National Theatre, London. They are the recipient of the USA Artist Fellowship, Guggenheim Fellowship, the inaugural ANTI Festival International Prize for Live Art, California Community Foundation Grant, Creative Capital Award, and Visual Artist Fellowship from the Canada Council of the Arts. Cassils’ work has been featured in The New York Times, Wired, The Guardian, TDR, Performance Research, and Art Forum. Cassils was the subject of the monograph Cassils published by MU Eindhoven in 2015. They are represented by Ronald Feldman Gallery, NYC.