Stephanie Syjuco: Insert/Duplicate/Delete: On the Politics of Imaging and Representation
Stephanie Syjuco creates large-scale spectacles of collected cultural objects, cumulative archives, and installations that investigate the political effects of economies and empire. Recent exhibitions include Being: New Photography 2018 at the Museum of Modern Art, New York City; Public Knowledge at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Disrupting Craft at the Smithsonian Museum of American Art; and This Site is Under Revolution at the Moscow Museum of Modern Art. Born in the Philippines in 1974, Syjuco is the recipient of a 2019 Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship, a 2014 Guggenheim Fellowship, and a 2009 Joan Mitchell Painters and Sculptors Award. She is featured in season nine of the acclaimed PBS documentary series Art21: Art in the Twenty-First Century and is an associate professor in sculpture at University of California–Berkeley.