ALEX SCHWEDER

Alex Schweder, works with architecture and performance art to complicate the distinction between occupying subjects and occupied objects. His exhibitions include, “Counterweight Roommate” at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, “Antarctopia” at the 2014 Venice Biennale, “In Orbit” at the Pierogi Boiler in Brooklyn, “Wall to Wall Floor To Ceiling” at the Tel Aviv Art Museum, “Performance Architecture” at the 2013 Moscow Biennial, “The Real and Other Fictions” at the 2013 Lisbon Architecture Biennial, “Draft Urbanism” at the Biennial of the Americas, “Practise Architecture” at Tate Britain, “A Sac of Rooms All Day Long” at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, “Roomograph” at the deCordova Museum, and “The Rise and fall” in the 2012 Marrakech Biennial.  The Pollack Krasner and Graham Foundations have both funded his projects and he has been an artist in residence at the Kohler Company, the Chinati Foundation, and The American Academy in Rome as the 2005-6 Rome Prize Fellow in Architecture. Schweder is the author of “Performance Architecture” (2016).

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