Photo by Andrea Lerner

Andrea Lerner

Andrea Lerner is an interdisciplinary artist, and together with Rosane Chamecki, has been the co-artist Director of chameckilerner. During their 27 year collaboration, chameckilerner has created a body of work that includes dance performances, video, and installation pieces.

Andrea Lerner has been the recipient of various fellowships and grants, including the prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship, The Foundation for Contemporary Arts, NYFA Fellowship, NYSCA, NEFA, Jerome Foundation, Rockefeller MAP Fund, SIEMENS, ALTRIA, Greenwall Foundation, among others.

chameckilerner video work was part of an extended list of Film and Dance Film festivals in the US, Canada, Brazil, and Europe. Flying Lesson won the 36th Dance on Camera Festival at Lincoln Center (2008) and Best Experimental Film Award at the Brooklyn International Film Festival(2008). Samba #2 won the Honorable Prize at the Inshadow Festival, Portugal, and at the San Francisco Dance Film festival, U.S., both in 2014.

In addition, group exhibitions include The Contemporary Art Festival SESC-VideoBrasil, Tupi or Not Tupi at Museum Oscar Niemeyer in Curitiba, Brazil, BLUEPRINT at MOCA Tucson, Boca Raton Museum of the Arts in Florida, Wexner Center for The Arts in Ohio, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, SOFT POWER-Arte Brasil at Kunsthal KAdE in The Netherland, The Flint Institute, PERFORMA 09, INVISIBLE DOG, and THE BOILER- PIEROGI GALLERY, NY, to name a few.

Lerner was a resident at Robert Wilson's Watermill Center, at EMPAC, Troy, and the YADDO Foundation in 2018. In 2019, she was an Artists in Residence at the ROBERT RAUSCHENBERG Foundation and a Gibney DIP Residency Artist. And in 2020 was selected as a fellow at the Bogliasco Residency program in Italy. I have been teaching Contemporary Dance, Improvisation, and Dance Making for over 20 years. Since 2014, I have added Moving Bodies in Frame to my classes. Last Spring, I taught Moving Bodies in Frame at Sarah Lawrence College. I am currently finishing my Master's at the Integrated Media Arts program at Hunter College.

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[Virtual] Moving Bodies in Frame

Fri, Mar 5 – Apr 23, 2021
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