Maggie Hazen (b. 1989) Lives & Works in New York, NY
Born and raised in Southern California, Maggie Hazen is an interdisciplinary artist working in digital media, performance, and sculpture. She received her MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and has done collaborative research at CERN, MIT and Brown University. Her work addresses a global cultural obsession with the illusion of violence in cinematic media and responds to those illusions becoming real. Her solo exhibitions include Brown University’s Granoff Center (2016); and the Los Angeles Museum of Tolerance (2012) for the 20th anniversary of the 1992 LA Riots. She was also featured in the 3rd International New Media Art Exhibition at the CICA Museum in South Korea and her past exhibits include OBO at Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (2016); and The Boston Young Contemporaries, Boston, MA (2014). Most Recently she studied at the European Graduate Studies in Switzerland to research art and estrangement where she also exhibited her work. Her residencies have included I:O at the Helikon Art Center in Turkey (2017), Vermont Studio Center (2016) and a collaboration with Pasadena Side Street Projects (2014). Hazen teaches at Bard College in the department of studio arts and experimental humanities.