Helen Mirra is a walking experiment.
Along the way she undertakes to meet materials and non-materials.
She has been a guest of the DAAD Kunstlerprogramm in Berlin, the Laurenz Haus in Basel, IASPIS in Stockholm, and OCA in Oslo, a fellow at the MacDowell Colony and Civitella Ranieri, and artist-in-residence with the Consortium of the Arts at the University of California at Berkeley, the Center for Book Arts at Mills College, and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. She has received awards from the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, the Driehaus Foundation, and Artadia. She was Loeb Associate Professor of the Humanities at Harvard University and taught courses in expanded sculpture and environmental art practices, and Senior Lecturer at the University of Chicago in Visual Art and Cinema & Media Studies.
Long-term subjects of particular interest include rocks, and current particular subjects of interest include millets.
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