Carrie Schneider

Born:
1979
Residence:
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Nationality:
American
Trust:
APT Los Angeles
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  • 10 Exhibitions Opening This Week

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  • Reading Women, a new exhibition by Carrie Schneider at Monique Meloche in Chicago, invites viewers into a world of intimate simplicity, devoid of the distractions by modern day electronic gadgetry that have engrossed day-to-day life. The project documents seventy women, mostly from creative backgrounds, as they read a personally selected book by a female author. Comprising photographic portraits as well as video and an exquisite corpse style artist book, Reading Women captures the innocent moments of total abandonment of self-awareness that comes when one allows herself to be totally taken over by the powerful narrative of a good book.

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  • Artist Carrie Schneider speaks to Vernissage TV about "Burning House", a video project filmed in rural Wisconsin that was presented at Galeria Alberto Sendros in Buenos Aires, accompanied by a live soundtrack by collaborator Cecila Lopez. In the video, Schneider explains her process during making the film over two years, which includes building and burning down a house structure twelve times in varying seasons, weather and times of day.

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  • Home is where we enact our rituals of comfort, safety, and happiness, so it is fertile ground for artistic intervention.

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  • The current exhibition at Galería Alberto Senderos in Buenos Aires, Argentina, presents Carrie Schneider’s work Burning House. For this piece, Carrie

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  • We’re not sure of the environmental merit of continually setting fire to a house, but it does make for some pretty striking images. These particular

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  • If in real life politics is difficult and unpleasant at best, in art it is if anything more troublesome. Give a young artist license to attempt a piece of political art

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  • Carrie Schneider arrived in Helsinki, Finland already feeling an an intrinsic, intuitive connection with artists from the region.

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BIOGRAPHY

Carrie Schneider is a Brooklyn-based artist working in photography and film. Exhibitions include Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago;Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki; the santralistanbul, Istanbul; Galería Alberto Sendros, Buenos Aires; and the California Museum of Photography, among others. Awards include a Joan Mitchell Foundation Residency Fellowship, a Jerome Foundation NYC Film/Video Grant, and a 2015 Creative Capital Award. Carrie attended Carnegie Mellon University (BFA), The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (MFA), the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, and the Kuvataideakatemia (Finnish Academy of Fine Arts) in Helsinki, as a Fulbright Fellow. Carrie is currently participating in the Whitney Independent Study Program.