Ellen Rothenberg's work is concerned with the politics of everyday life and the formation of communities through collaborative practices. From her performances, to her installations, and research projects, Rothenberg has probed formal boundaries for what they can produce, designing responsive structures that encourage participation. Her work has been presented in North America and Europe at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; the Museum of Fine Arts and The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston; The Museum of London, Ontario; The Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen; Royal Festival Hall, London; The Brukenthal National Museum, Sibiu, Romania; among others. Awards include NEA Regional Fellowships, The Bunting Institute Fellowship Radcliffe College Harvard University, The Massachusetts Artist Foundation Fellowships, Illinois Arts Council Fellowships, and grants from The Charles Engelhard Foundation, The LEF Foundation, and NEA Artists Projects. As Adjunct Professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and Inaugural Faculty Research Fellow at The Institute for Curatorial Research and Practice at SAIC, Rothenberg has produced a hybrid pedagogy in her teaching as well. Working with established communities, and forming new ones has become an essential part of her working process. She has worked in collaboration with the Chicago Torture Justice Memorial Project, Future Force Geo Speculators, and Chelen Amenca, Romania. SHADOWED! a new book on Rothenberg’s work, published by Green Lantern Press 2018. Visit Ellen's website at www.ellenrothenberg.com and you can find out more about Ellen here

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