Sindy Butz

Sindy Butz is a Visual and Performance Artist. Born in East Germany, Lives and works in New York.

Performed in theĀ Homage To Yves Klein at Glasshouse.

In her performative work Butz creates narratives, artifacts/wearables and installations with a centered focus on mankind and human awareness.
She explores a broad spectrum of interests such as Moral-/ Philosophy, Perspectivism, Traditions/Romantic Crafts/Rituals and Human Identity.
In the process of creating, analytical and scientific Research plays a very important part for her body of work.

Mainly during the formation of her Performances she processes her thirst for knowledge through conceptual; empiric but also emotional studies.
She shares her philosophic explorations and questioning on a very personal, intimate and mental level with the audience and viewer.
Its not about giving answers or encourage discussions, its about the pure love to wisdom and the logic of feelings.

She holds a B.F.A. in Sculpting/AKI- ARTez Netherlands, a M.F.A. in Art Science/ UdK Berlin and was international Scholar at ITP Tisch/ Interactive Telecommunications/ NYU/NYC.

She has received the 2010 DAAD Artist- Research Grant on wearable ceramics for the Interactive Telecommunications Program at New York University. There she additionally focused on Fashioning Technology.

Sindy has exhibited nationally and internationally including Culturefix Gallery/NY, Grace Exhibition Space/ NY, Microscope Gallery/NY, Dino Eli Gallery/ NY, Lambert Fine Arts Gallery/NY, English Kills Gallery/NY, Museum der Dinge/ Berlin, Yogiga Expression Gallery/ Seoul, South Korea as well as the Korean Experimental Performance Festival KEAF Seoul, Non Grata's Diverse Universe Tours Europe and USA Tours 2005-2013, the Performance Congress Sacramento/ SoToDo/ USA and Fountain Art Fair Miami 2012.

Additionally she is Principal Dancer at the Butoh Dance Company, Vangeline Theater New York since 2010. The company has performed at Angel Orensaz Foundation, Triskelion Arts Brooklyn, Bronx Academy of Art and Dance, Dixon Place, CUNY/City University of New York and Asian American Art Alliance just to name a few.

Website: www.sindybutz.com

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