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Janet Biggs

American, b. 1959

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Janet Biggs

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American, b. 1959

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79
Biography

In film, photography, and performance, Janet Biggs orchestrates and captures extreme acts of physical endurance, risk, or expertise: motorcycles speeding across salt flats, horses galloping on treadmills, or kayaks moving in synchrony through arctic waters, as in Fade to White, 2010. By capturing these events on film, Biggs herself does something extraordinary; it has been said that her subjects are “as difficult to film as they are to perform.”

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Biography

In film, photography, and performance, Janet Biggs orchestrates and captures extreme acts of physical endurance, risk, or expertise: motorcycles speeding across salt flats, horses galloping on treadmills, or kayaks moving in synchrony through arctic waters, as in Fade to White, 2010. By capturing these events on film, Biggs herself does something extraordinary; it has been said that her subjects are “as difficult to film as they are to perform.”

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 2 more
Articles Featuring Janet Biggs
Janet Biggs Investigates Survival through an Innovative Two-Channel Video
Nov 30th, 2015
Janet Biggs Investigates Survival through an Innovative Two-Channel Video
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