Jason Lazarus (born 1975) is a Florida based artist, educator, curator, and writer who travels and collaborates internationally through exhibitions, public lectures, writing, and curating. Working at the intersection of expanded photography and community engagement, Lazarus’ work seeks experiential forms and methods to grapple with the politics of representation.
Lazarus’ work has recently been examined by Christopher Knight (LA Times), Michelle Grabner (monograph published by University Galleries of Illinois State University), Lori Waxman (Artforum), Abigail Solomon-Godeau (monograph published by SF Camerawork), Shane Lavalette (monograph published by Light Work), and Carmen Winant (Frieze). Recent solo exhibitions include Jason Lazarus: Chicago Works at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Live Archive at the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco, The Rickshaw at Andrew Rafacz Gallery (Chicago), and THTK (Toronto) at Gallery TPW in Toronto, CA.
Recent major exhibitions include Black Is, Black Ain’t at the Renaissance Society, Love to Love You at MASS MoCA, On the Scene at the Art Institute of Chicago, Not the Way You Remembered at the Queens Museum of Art, Image Search at PPOW Gallery in NYC, Way of the Shovel at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, and Michael Jackson Doesn’t Quit, Part 3 at the Future Gallery, Berlin.