Andrea Fraser is a New York-based artist whose work has been identified with performance, context art and institutional critique. Since the mid-80s she has
produced site-specific performances, videos, installations and publications
with museums, galleries and foundations throughout the United States, Europe
and Latin America. Major projects include solo performances at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York (1986), the Philadelphia Museum of Art (1989), inSITE in San Diego /Tijuana (1997), and the MICA Foundation in New York (2001), as well as installations at the Kunstverein in Munich (1993), the Generali Foundation in Vienna (1995) and the Kunsthalle Bern (1998). Between 1986 and 1996 she was also a member of the feminist performance group The V-Girls. Her performance scripts and essays have appeared in Art in America, Afterimage, October, Texte zur Kunst, Social Text, Critical Quarterly, Documents, and Artforum. A survey of her work was organized by the Kunstverein in Hamburg in 2003 with an accompanying catalog published by Dumont. A collection of her writings, with a foreword by Pierre Bourdieu and an introduction by Alexander Alberro, is available from MIT Press.