Jody Wood (b. 1980) is a Brooklyn-based artist whose asserts the permeability of our internal psychology with the outside environment by using methods of public intervention, performance, and experimental video. Her solo performances include Spoken Stage (collaboration with So Yeon Park), Temporary Space Artist Residency, Seoul, South Korea (2012); Preparing for Consumption, Rivington Design House Gallery, NYC (2011); and seize/duplicate\repeat (a two person collaboration with Mikel Bisbee-Durlam), Savoir Faire Performance Art Series, Soho20 Gallery, Chelsea, NYC (2010). Her group exhibitions include the 5th International Video Art Festival, Camaguey, Cuba (2013); Film & Video Series, Foundry for Art, Design, & Culture, Cohes, NY (2012); and The Process of Performance, Institute of Contemporary Art Newtown, Sydney, Australia (2011). Wood was awarded residencies with the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME (2012), and Seoul Art Space Geumcheon International Artist Residency, Seoul, South Korea (2012). Publications include Seoulist Magazine (2012), Das Super Paper (2011), and Critical Correspondence (2011). Wood received her M.F.A. from the University of Kansas. During her residency at Governors Island, Wood will be working on a participatory video project exploring paranormal experience and ways our vision and perception is formed by media and culture.
Image credit: courtesy of the artist