Visual Arts & Tech Lecture: Mev Luna
Mev Luna is a research-based artist living and working in New York. Luna's practice spans performance, installation, video, new media, and text.
Their work considers issues of incarceration, institutional access, and how images are circulated and controlled. Recent exhibitions include a solo exhibition LaNao Galería in Mexico City and the group show Empathy Fatigue at Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago. Luna’s time-based works have premiered at SFMOMA, Artists' Television Access, San Francisco, The Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago, and Kino Moviemento in Berlin, Germany. They've given talks at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Northwestern University, Vanderbilt University, Bard College, and The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, among others.
Luna was a 2018 Art Matters Foundation Fellowship recipient, a 2018-2019 BOLT resident at the Chicago Artist Coalition, a 2017 SOMA Summer participant in Mexico City, and a 2015–2016 Research Fellow at the Shapiro Center for Research and Collaboration. They are currently Assistant Professor of Contemporary Art Practice and Theory at Parsons School of Design, The New School.