Byron Westbrook

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Visiting Assistant Professor Fine Arts bwestbro@pratt.edu (718) 636-3634 p Brooklyn Campus, South Hall 1

Current Course Listing (2)

18/SP-FA-455-01 Sound Art

18/SP-FA-655-01 Sound Art

Personal URL

http://byronwestbrook.com

Education

University of Texas at Austin College of Fine Arts 1995-1998
MFA, Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College, 2012

Biography

Byron Westbrook is an artist and musician based in Brooklyn, NY. He has been performing and showing experimental sound work internationally since 2008. His work focuses on dynamics of perception using sound, lighting and video to interact with architecture and landscape, often pursuing routes that involve social engagement. He holds an MFA from the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College. Westbrook's work has been presented by Walker Art Center (Minneapolis), Akousma Festival (Montreal) ICA London, Cafe OTO (London), MoMA PS1, ISSUE Project Room, Fridman Gallery, Abrons Arts Center, Pioneer Works, Experimental Intermedia Foundation (NY), Human Resources (Los Angeles), Disjecta (Portland, OR), Instants Chavires Art Space (Paris), Fylkingen (Stockholm), the LAB (San Francisco), among many others. He has been in residence at Civitella Ranieri Foundation, Clocktower Gallery, Diapason Gallery, EMS Stockholm and ISSUE Project Room.