Joanna Spitzner is an artist whose recent work seeks to make direct connections between everyday experiences and larger social issues. It often takes the form of experimental organizations as artworks, including The Art School in the Art School, The Joanna Spitzner Foundation, Inc., The Union of Undercover Artists, CoAct, and the Urban Art Rangers. The forms her work takes are temporal; employing performances, exchanges, discussions, video, audio, and documentation. She has been has involved in several collaborative projects with artists in the UK, including Exit Review in Liverpool, UK; Exit Cork in Ireland; Press Corps at Static Gallery in Liverpool, UK; Prime: Part-Time; and Hen Weekend. She works with the Red House Arts Center in Syracuse as director of programming for Red House Art Radio, and internet radio station that produces and presents experimental audio, interviews, and independent music. At Syracuse University, she has been involved with the Public Memory Project, the VPA Interdisciplinary Committee, and Matrilineage.
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