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Martha Rosler at Boston University

  • Jacob Sleeper Auditorium, Boston University 871 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, MA, 02215 United States (map)

Martha Rosler is an artist, writer, and activist based in Brooklyn, New York. A pioneer of American conceptual photography, video art, performance, installation, and feminist art practice, she has had solo exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Centre Pompidou in Paris, the Dia Art Foundation, and the New Museum, to name just a few. Since the 1970s, her widely influential work has consistently tackled the most urgent social, aesthetic, and political issues of the day, from the US media’s coverage of war, to the experiences and representations of women, to issues of housing and homelessness. She is also a noted writer, having published over fifteen books, including Decoys and Disruptions, Culture Class, and Positions in the Life World. She received her BA from Brooklyn College her MFA from University of California, San Diego. Part of the Contemporary Perspectives Lectures Series at Boston University School of Visual Arts.