DANPAZ

ABOUT - PROJECTS - CV

AWARDS & RESIDENCIES

2016/17
Wyckoff Milliman Endowment Grant, The University of Washington | Seattle, WA
Studios of Key West Artist Residency | Key West, FL

2015
Artist as Activist Residency, The Luminary | St. Louis, MO
Hatch Artist Residency, partially funded by the Warhol Foundation | Chicago, IL

2014
Guest Artist and Curatorial Advisement El Centro Desarollo de Artes Visuales | Havana, Cuba
Hatch Artist Residency, partially funded by the Warhol Foundation | Chicago, IL

2013
Acre Artist Residency and Cooperative Exhibition (Acre) | Steuben, WI

2012
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation's International Connections Fund | Arte no es Fácil
8550 Artist Residency | Chesterhill, OH
Department of Visual Arts Grant The University of Chicago, Arte no es Fácil | Chicago, IL
The Open Practice Committee Grant, Arte no es Fácil | Chicago, IL

2011
The Claire Kantor Foundation Grant, Arte no es Fácil | Miami, FL
Ann Metzger Memorial National Media Print Award | St Louis, MO
Critical Fierceness Grant | Chicago, IL
Links Hall Artistic Associates Residency and Grant | Chicago, IL
Festival of the Arts Grant | University of Chicago Arts Council | Chicago, IL

2010
UChicago Arts Project Grant

2009
The University of Chicago Arts Council Grant | Arte no es Fácil

2007/08
P.E.O Sisterhood Scholarship | Chicago, IL
Community Arts Assistance Grant CAAP Department of Cultural Affairs | Chicago, IL
Atlanta College of Art Photography Department Scholarship


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2018
Monument a Space | Ditch Projects, Springfield, Oregon

2017
Untold Passages, curated by Emily Zimmerman | The Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Seattle, WA
Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions | Submissive Exhbitions at Submission Gallery, Chicago, IL
The Dangerous Professors, curated by Ruslana Lichtzier | Triumph Gallery, Chicago, IL
Screen Share- solo screening | Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, Chicago, IL

2016
Your body is a Battleground | Weinberg/Newton Gallery, Chicago IL
Transmissions: Algoritmos, Polyrhythms, Karuraqmi Puririnay, video screening curated by Sharmyn Rivera Cruz | The Franklin, Chicago, IL
Onion City Experimental Film Festival | Chicago, IL

2015
Art Present | 12th Havana Biennial Fábrica de Arte Cubano, Havana, Cuba
Making Chances, curated by Lorelei Stewart and John Neff | Gallery 400, Chicago, IL
Cage Unrequited by William Pope L. (invited reader) | Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Lunch Poems | Roots and Culture Contemporary, Chicago, IL solo exhibition
Interlocking Single-Mode 21-Strand Fiber Optic Cable, curated by Marissa Lee Benedict and David Reuter | ART EXPO, Chicago IL
In a Plain Brown Wrapper, curated by Oli Rodriguez | Gray Center Lab at University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Solo show | The Flat Screen at The Franklin, Chicago IL
Modi Operandi, curated by Alexandria Eregbu | Chicago Artists Coalition, Chicago, IL
Elementary Reading, curated by Ruslana Lichtzier | Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago IL

2014
The Perch (ACRE) Acre Artist Residency and Cooperative Exhibition | Chicago, IL
Chicago Artist's Coalition, Hatch Exhibition: The Square Root of Pi(e), curated by Alexandria Eregbu | Chicago, IL
Bare Bones | The Franklin, Chicago, IL
22nd Evanston and Vicinity Biennial, curated by Allison Peters Quinn and Sergio Gomez | Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL
Renaissance Revisited | South Side Community Arts Center, Chicago, IL

2013
Summoning a New Queer Reality | Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Loneliness Chapel, curated by Danny Volk Chicago | Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, Chicago, IL
Archetype Drift, Juried Photography Festival curated by Jason Lazarus | Johalla Projects, Chicago, IL
Fiction Outside, curated by Casey Smallwood and Andrew Cantrell | PSA Projects, Chicago, Il

2012
The Great Refusal: Videos Taking on New Queer Aesthetics | Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago, IL
24HRS/25DAYS | New Capital Chicago IL
Shifter Magazine MOMA PS1 NY Art Book Fair NY MASS MoCA
I'm with you, curated by Fritz Haeg and Dr. Ben Campkin | Hayward Gallery, London, UK
ARTE NO ES FÁCIL | Links Hall Performance Series, Chicago, IL
ARTE NO ES FÁCIL | Immigrant/Emigrant Angels Gate Cultural Center, curated by Lara Bullock, San Pedro, CA
4th International Video-Art Festival | Camagüey, Cuba

2011
Pillowtalk, curated by Natalie Schuh and Stevie Greco | Peregrine Program, Chicago, IL
Floor Length N Tux | Chicago, IL
Call of the Spiderbug (live orchestral accompaniment-screening) | Chicago, IL
Well done Well | High Concept Laboratories, Chicago, IL
Eyeball Witness (screening), Curated by Scott Wolniak | Roots and Culture Contemporary Art Gallery, Chicago IL
Band of Outsiders (screening), curated by Catherine Sullivan | CAA Media Lab, New York, NY
Swimsuit Edition: A Visceral Body (Video Still) | Swimming Pool Project Space, Chicago, IL

2010
Art Here Art Now (Site-specific Video Installation) | Chicago Artist's Month HyPa
Im with you (screening) | London, UK Ann Metzger Memorial National Juried Exhibition | St. Louis, MO

2009
Devices for Illusory Space (solo show) | Reception Gallery, Chicago, IL

2008
Revolutions | DOVA Temporary, Chicago, IL
Make Magazine Issue Release Party (screening) | The Hideout, Chicago, IL
Spiderbug / Greenlantern (Experimental Video Screening) | Chicago, IL

2007
California Occidental Museum of Art | Chicago, IL Lots Contemporary Art Workshop, partially funded by Chicago Cultural Center | Chicago, IL
Random House Classic | 1732 W. Humboldt Park Blvd, Chicago, IL
Cash 'N Carry | Lisa Boyle Gallery, Chicago, Il
Fast Forward Film Festival (Video placed 3rd) | Chicago, IL

GUEST LECTURES & PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS

2017
Invited Panelist, Other media: decolonizing practices and cyborg ontologies | New Media Caucus, CAA, NY
Organizer, moderator, Finding a Public: Latinx Cultural Production | The Alice Gallery, Seattle, WA
Artist talk | Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA
Guest critic | Department of Art, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

2016
Artist talk | Dialogic Art Workshop, online forum
Invited guest artist, Curatorial Practice course | The School of the Art Institute, Chicago, IL
Artist talk and invited panelist, Public Convo symposium | Latitude, Chicago, IL
Guest artist Intro to Art Practice course | University of Washington, Seattle, WA

2015
Tracer's Book Club Panel Discussion | The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
GalleryX & The Chicago Perch | The Smart Museum, Chicago, IL
Guest Artist, UIC, The School of Art & Art History : Signifying Practices | Chicago, IL

2014
Comfort Station Chicago Artist's Coalition | Chicago, IL
Post-Modern Documentary Photography Symposium | Purdue University, IN
Juror Reeling LGBT International Film Festival | Chicago, IL
Guest Artist| The School of the Art Institute: Permable Membranes, Chicago, IL

2013
Guest Artist | The School of the Art Institute: Permeable Membranes, Chicago, IL

2012
Artist Talk | Sponsored by 65Grand & Links Hall, Chicago, IL
Panel Discussion Arte no es Fácil | Associated Colleges of the Midwest, Chicago, IL

2011
Panel Discussion Arte no es Fácil | Art Chicago Speaks, Art Chicago, Chicago, IL
2009 Artist Talk | Illinois Institute of Art Chicago IL Ft Lauderdale Art Institute, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Artist Talk | Arte no es Fácil: Havana at the Center, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Artist Talk | Recent Works Contemporary Arts Workshop University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

CURATION
The Alice Gallery | Seattle WA 2017
Art Present| 12th Havana Biennial, Sometimes Art Space, Havana, CU 2015
Random House Screens | Chicago, IL 2010

BIBLIOGRAPHY/ PRESS
UW IVA Program, catalog by Claire Cowie 2017
The Dangerous Professors, catalog by Ruslana Lichtzier 2017
Platforms, Ten Years of Chances, catalog designed by Bojan and edited by Aay Preston-Myint 2015
The Great Refusal: Taking on New Queer Aesthetics, SAIC, edited by Oli Rodriguez 2015
Shifter Magazine #19, #20 Proposals co-edited by Matthew Metzger and Sreshta Rit Premnath 2013
Pillowtalk, Peregrine Program, Exhibition Essay by Natalie Schuh and Stevie Greco 2011
On Getting One's Hands Dirty by Zachary Whittenburg, New City 2010
The Chicago School of Media Theory 2008

COLLECTIONS
Eyeball Witness, curated by Scott Wolniak | Roots and Culture Contemporary Art Center, Chicago, IL

EDUCATION
MFA Visual Arts/Interdisciplinary Studies in Art Theory and Practice | The University of Chicago
BFA Video/ Photography/ Art History | The Atlanta College of Art

EXPERIENCE
2016-present
Visiting Artist Lectureship, Interdisciplinary Visual Arts in The School of Art, Art History, and Design at The University of Washington, WA
 Teaching photography, video, sound, installation courses

2012-present
Assistant Professor of Art, Harry S Truman College, Chicago, IL
 Teaching all photography (analog, digital) courses, video and cinema studies

2012-2010
Adjunct Faculty, School of Art, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL
  Teaching video, Sophmore Seminar

2009-2007
Teaching Assistant, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  Digital Media I & II, Video, Foundations