Hendl Helen Mirra

Artadia Awardee

Hendl Helen Mirra maintains a rhythm of working in a sustained relation to walking. Solo exhibitions include those at the Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, the Berkeley Art Museum, Kunst-Werke Berlin, and Haus Konstruktiv Zurich, and she participated in the 50th Venice Biennial, the 30th Sao Paulo Bienal, and the 2015 Havana Bienal. Music releases include the CD Maps of Parallels 41 N and 49 N with Ernst Karel (Shhpuma, 2014), and the LP Kwangsi-Quail with Fred Frith (Shhpuma, 2015). Mirra has received awards from the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, the Driehaus Foundation, and has been a guest of the DAAD Kunstlerprogramm in Berlin, the Laurenz Haus in Basel, IASPIS in Stockholm, and OCA in Oslo, and was artist-in-residence with the Consortium of the Arts at the University of California at Berkeley. She has held teaching positions as Associate Professor in Visual and Environmental Studies at Harvard University and Senior Lecturer in Visual Art and Cinema and Media Studies at the University of Chicago.