Eileen Maxson is a New York and Netherlands-based interdisciplinary artist working at the confluence of video, performance, and installation. Heavy-hearted and humorous, Maxson’s works lament the vanishing borders between imagination and consumer coercion, technology, and true personality. Her solo exhibitions include Cached Curses, Testsite, Austin, TX (2011). Her group exhibitions include CAPTCHA, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (2012); Double or Nothing, TAG, Den Haag, Netherlands; and You Don’t Love Me Anymore – Or How to Adjust to Reality, Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster, Germany (2011). Maxson has participated in residencies including Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany (2012-2013) and De Ateliers, Amsterdam, Netherlands (2008-2010). Publications include Lost Broadcasts: Videos by Eileen Maxson, DVD (2008). Maxson received her B.F.A. from the University of Houston and her M.F.A. from Carnegie Mellon University. Maxson will develop a new video work while in residence at Governors Island.
Eileen Maxson’s residency is also supported by the Mondriaan Fund, Netherlands.
Image credit: courtesy of the artist