Tyler Coburn is an artist and writer based in New York, working in performance, installation, writing, and sound. His work critically engages trends in computing and manufacturing, investigating contemporary tensions between waged and leisure time; the self and the social media public; and the virtual world and its complex material infrastructures.
Coburn received a BA in Comparative Literature from Yale University and an MFA from the University of Southern California. He also served as a fellow in the Whitney Independent Study Program from 2014–2015. His work has been been presented at South London Gallery; Kunstverein Munich; CCA Glasgow; Western Front, Vancouver; Grazer Kunstverein; UCCA, Beijing; LAXART, Los Angeles; and Sculpture Center, New York. Coburn’s writing has appeared in Frieze, e-flux journal, Dis, Mousse, and Rhizome, among others.
New York, 1983