Multi-disciplinary artist gwen Charles (she/her) creates site-specific, collaborative live performances and choreographed actions for and with the camera using handcrafted wearable props & sculptures. Performances and interventions are created for non-proscenium formats, inspired by the trivial moments of daily life & everyday objects.
Born in NYC, artist gwen charles completed her MFA with Transart Institute in Berlin, Germany & NYC. Her undergraduate studies were fulfilled at Parsons School of Design & The New School for Public Engagement. Her video works have been viewed in international venues and video festivals in the USA, Germany, Slovenia and Croatia. She has participated in artist residencies in Mexico, India, Slovenia & in the United States. Collaboration is an integral part of her studio & curatorial practice. Her studio is based in Montclair, NJ.