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Conrad Ventur

American, b. 1977

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Conrad Ventur

American, b. 1977

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Working within the media of photography and video for the last ten years, and more recently using installation, Conrad Ventur is interested in activating moving image archives, whether finding material online or looking at specific underground film archives and repositioning them in exhibition formats. He often brings together pioneers of living theater with a younger generation of performers in live and recorded environments. Ventur is most known for his re-creation of Andy Warhol’s screen tests using the same central figures from Warhol’s Factory studio.

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Biography

Working within the media of photography and video for the last ten years, and more recently using installation, Conrad Ventur is interested in activating moving image archives, whether finding material online or looking at specific underground film archives and repositioning them in exhibition formats. He often brings together pioneers of living theater with a younger generation of performers in live and recorded environments. Ventur is most known for his re-creation of Andy Warhol’s screen tests using the same central figures from Warhol’s Factory studio.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
User
Solo show at a major institution
ICA London
Group
Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 1 more
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Flash Art
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Performa, and 1 more