Emerging Artist Series #13 & Resident Artist: Cassie Riger
September 29 – December 7, 2018
Lenzner Family Art Gallery, Atherton Hall
Los Angeles artist Cassie Riger uses installation, kinetic sculpture, performance and photography to investigate the history of moving images and the interplay between mass media and its audience. Her exhibition of light-based art, Prisms, won the 2018 Curator’s Lab award from Friends of Contemporary Art. She recently completed an NES Residency in Iceland and had projects at the Queer Biennial in Los Angeles and Plan B International Art Festival. She has had solo exhibitions at Northwestern University’s AIR Studio, University of California, Irvine’s Room Gallery and the Right Window Gallery in San Francisco. Riger has also published writing on photography, film and video in Camerawork: A Journal of Photographic Arts, ArtWeek, Art Ltd., and other publications. She earned an MA from the University of Chicago and an MFA from UC Irvine.