Consciousness is the first survey of Brown’s expansive practice in video and performance. Spanning eight years and 47 works, this book includes never-before-seen photos and lyrics from her humorous, allegorical, and sobering compositions.
Brown received her M.F.A. in Sculpture from Yale University School of Art and her A.B. in Art and Archaeology from Princeton University. Brown has performed and exhibited work internationally at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Cleveland; The Hammer Museum, REDCAT Theater, 356 Mission, and Luis De Jesus Los Angeles in Los Angeles; The Kitchen, New Museum, the High Line, International Center of Photography, The Kitchen, Recess Art and Deli Gallery in New York; and MunchMuseet in Oslo, Norway. Brown is the recipient of various awards and residencies, including a Sommerakademie Fellowship in Bern, Switzerland; Skowhegan School for Painting and Sculpture in Maine; The Madeconia Institute in Chatham, NY; and Susan B. Whedon Award in Sculpture from Yale Universtiy. In 2013, she was the Coordinator and Lead Teacher at Thomas Hirschhorn's Gramsci Monument, produced by Dia Art Foundation in the Bronx, NY.