Elizabeth McTernanartist/researcherat Studio Olafur Eliasson
b. 1981, Rhinebeck, NY, USA
Elizabeth has performed artistic research, over land and sea, in North America, Europe, Russia, Central & Southeast Asia, and India, processing it with actions, installation, drawing, printmaking, text, and artist’s books. After living in Brooklyn, Yosemite National Park, Japan, and Vietnam, she currently lives, works, and walks in Berlin. Residencies include Ars Bioarctica in Finnish Lapland (2017), Nida Art Colony in Lithuania (2015), Leitrim Sculpture Centre in Ireland (2014), and Statens Værksteder for Kunst in Copenhagen (2013). In 2018, she is invited for a residency with Aarhus Billedkunstcenter, Denmark. She has spoken at a number of events, including Hypernatural Sounds as part of Transmediale 2017 in Berlin, Pixelache Festival 2016 in Helsinki, and symposiums in Nida (LT), Reykjavik (IS), Riga (LV), and Poznan (PL). A coauthored paper of hers has recently been published in the MIT Press Leonardo Music Journal. Elizabeth is an active member of the award-winning cultural association >top e.V. in Berlin.