Lorenzo Triburgo and Sarah Van Dyck

In Conversation: Lorenzo Triburgo, Sarah Van Dyck, and Nadine Weitlisbach

Date:
October 20, 2020

Artist:
Lorenzo Triburgo and Sarah Van Dyck

In Conversation with Nadine Weitlisbach

In Conversation: Lorenzo Triburgo, Sarah Van Dyck, and Nadine Weitlisbach

Tuesday, October 20th | 3pm
This conversation is free to attend and will take place over zoom.

To commemorate 2019 Workspace Resident Lorenzo Triburgo’s exhibition, Baxter St at the Camera Club of New York is pleased to host a conversation between Workspace Resident Lorenzo Triburgo, his partner Sarah Van Dyck and Director of Fotomuseum Winterthur Nadine Wietlisbach on Tuesday October 20th, at 3 pm. Triburgo’s show, Shimmer Shimmer, was on view from October 7 – November 4th, 2020.

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About the artists

Lorenzo Triburgo (b. 1980, Bronx, NY) is a Brooklyn-based artist employing performance, photography, video, and audio to cast a critical lens on notions of the “natural,” the construct of gender, and the politics of queer representation. Lorenzo has artworks in the permanent collection of the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago, IL and the Portland Art Museum in Portland, OR and has been featured in Slate, Huffington Port, HuffPo-Live, and the Transgender Studies Reader 2 edited by Susan Stryker and Aren Aizura (Routledge). Lorenzo has exhibited and lectured in cities throughout the U.S., Europe, and Asia, including Bruce Silverstein, NYC; Photoforum Pasquart, Biel, Switzerland; Kunst und Kulturhaus, Berne, Switzerland; the Dutch Trading Post, Nagasaki, Japan; The Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA; Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA; the Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL; Magazzini del Sale di Palazzo Pubblico, Siena, Italy; and Oude Kerk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands as the first place winner of the International Pride Photo Award. Lorenzo holds a BFA from New York University in Photography and Gender Studies and an MFA in Photography and Related Media from the School of Visual Arts/ Lorenzo teaches Critical Theory, At, and Gender Studies for Oregon State University’s online campus and in the continuing education program at the School of Visual Arts.

Sarah Van Dyck is an Industrial-Organization (I/O) psychologist who specializes in mixed methods research, blending and translating quantitive data with qualitative audio, visual, and narrative sources. Her professional interests include gender and identity at work, occupational health psychology and disparities in underrepresented populations, and LGBTQIA research in applied settings. She has conducted research with organizations such as the National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Health Care System, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Center on Work-Family Health and Stress, and Keaiser Permanente Center for Health Research. Sarah was the recipient of a NIOSH Occupational Health Psychology Training Fellowship, and she has co-authored research articles in peer-reviewed publications such as the Journal of Business and Psychology and a variety of translational research outlets. She holds a BA in Sociology/Anthropology from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon, and an MA in I/O Psychology from Portland State University, where she is currently an ABD doctoral candidate in Applied Psychology. In past and current collaborations with her partner, Lorenzo Triburgo, she created FLUID, Monumental Resistance: Stonewall, and Shimmer Shimmer – video, performance, and photographic projects that represent a call to action to fight for the issues she addresses in her research and life’s work.

About Nadine Wietlisbach

Nadine Wietlisbach devises exhibitions, publications and other discursive formats in the fields of contemporary photography and art. She is Director of Fotomuseum Winterthur since January 2018. From 2015 till 2017 she was the Director of Photoforum Pasquart Biel/Bienne, following her post as a curator at the Nidwaldner Museum in Stans, where she was responsible for all contemporary art exhibitions and publications, as well as presentations of the museum’s collection from 2012 till 2015. In 2015, she won the Swiss Art Award 2015 (critique, publication, exhibition section) and was curator in residence at the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago. She also founded the independent art space Sic! Raum für Kunst in Lucerne in 2007. Besides her interest in the diversity of photographic media, she is particularly interested in the rapidly expanding nature of photographic technology and its discourse.

Date:
October 20, 2020

Artist:
Lorenzo Triburgo and Sarah Van Dyck
In Conversation with Nadine Weitlisbach