A.K. Burns is an interdisciplinary artists who lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. Burns is currently part-time faculty in the Graduate department of Fine Arts at Parsons The New School for Design. In 2008, she co-founded the artists activist group Working Artists and the Greater Economy (W.A.G.E.). Burns co-organized W.A.G.E. until the project received its 501-c3 status in 2012, when she joined the Board of Directors. Burns was also co-founder and editor of RANDY, an annual trans-feminist arts magazine from 2009-2013.The feature-length socio-sexual video portrait, Community Action Center made in collaboration with A.L. Steiner was first shown at Taxter & Spengemann, NY in 2010. Subsequently the work has screened internationally at venues such as the Tate Modern, London; The Museum of Modern Art, NY; The Andy Warhol Museum, PA; Göteborgs Konsthall, Sweden; Portland Institute of Contemporary Art, OR; and SFMoMA, San Francisco, CA. Burns' solo work has recently been include in a two-person show with Haim Steinbach at The Artists Institute, NY; group shows such as You never look at me from the place from which I see you, Sculpture Center, Queens, NY; Detouched at Project Arts Centre, Dublin, Ireland; and A Different Kind of Order: The ICP Triennial, International Center of Photography, NY and a solo exhibition at Callicoon Fine Arts, titled Ending with a Fugue. Among other projects, Burns is currently working on a 'sci-fi' multi-channel environmental video installtion called Negative Space to be released in fall of 2015. A.K. Burns is represented by Callicoon Fine Arts.

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