David Thorne (usa)


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Cut-off #12 (be happy)
David Thorne

Cut-off #12 (be happy) 
inkjet on vinyl, 12’ x 48’  billboard for “Public Speaking,” produced by Clockshop. Installed at corner of Wilshire and Fairfax Blvds, Los Angeles, October 1–November 7, 2004.

David Thorne’s recent video and photographic projects with Julia Meltzer have been screened or exhibited at PhotoCairo 4, the Wexner Center (Ohio), Homeworks IV (Beirut), the 2008 Whitney Biennial, the 2006 California Biennial (Orange County Museum of Art), Gallery Aksanat (Istanbul), Kunstmuseum Goteborg (Sweden), Palazzo de la Papesse, (Siena, Italy), Apex Art (New York), the Hayward Gallery’s (London) traveling exhibition program, Whitechapel Gallery (London), the Oberhausen Film Festival (Germany), the International Film Festival Rotterdam, The New York Video Festival, the Margaret Mead Film Festival, and the Toronto International Film Festival, among others. David recently collaborated with Andrea Geyer, Sharon Hayes, Ashley Hunt, and Katya Sander on the project “9 Scripts from a Nation at War” for documenta 12. He is a 2007 recipient of a Louis Comfort Tiffany Biennial Award, a 2007 Art Matters grant, and a 2004 recipient of a Rockefeller Media Arts Fellowship. He completed his MFA in Interdisciplinary Studio at the University of California, Los Angeles in 2004, and lives and works in Los Angeles.