Antonia Wright creates aestheticized extreme gestures using her own body as an artistic tool. Her works negotiate the boundary between performance and video art, questioning social norms through physical actions combining danger with beauty, aggression with vulnerability. Her ultimate goal is to restore a sense of immediacy to the audience encounter and elicit emotion and concern for the other.

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Antonia Wright
Miami, 1979
USA

Current Exhibitions

Antonia Wright: Control

Spinello Projects

22 Nov — 20 Dec
“Control” is a performative sculpture in which Wright substitutes the body with the ubiquitous police barricade. “Control” viscerally captures today’s political climate...

Past Exhibitions

Mere Façade

Spinello Projects
07/06/2017 — 05/08/2017

Così fan tutte

Promoteca Biblioteca Civica di Verona 13/10/2016 — 05/11/2016

The Future Isn’t What It Used To Be

ArtCenter South Florida
17/02/2016 — 27/03/2016

Ping Pong Miami 2015

Alfred I. Dupont Building 30/11/2015 — 06/12/2015

Solo Shows

2017
CONTROL, Spinello Projects, Miami, FL (Upcoming)
Under the Water Was Sand, Then Rocks, Miles of Rocks, Then Fire Luis de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2016
Under the Water Was Sand, Then Rocks, Miles of Rocks, Then Fire Locust Projects, Miami, FL

2015
Video: Poems, The Screening Room, Miami, FL
Florida Prize in Contemporary Art, Orlando Museum of Art, FL

2014
Concerning Belonging, Museum of Art, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
You Make Me Sick: I Love You, Spinello Projects, Miami, FL, curatorial advisor Tami Katz-Freiman
Suddenly We Jumped, Luis de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Contacts & Details

City of birth: Miami Country of birth: USA Date of birth: 1979 Lives in: Miami, USA
W: Antonia Wright M: antonia.wright@gmail.com