Monica Duncan is a video and performance artist based in Brooklyn. Her time-based work investigates the nature of visual perception and audience-performer dynamics through camouflage, stillness and collective image-making.
Duncan’s video and performance work has been exhibited at Künstlerhaus Mousonturm, Hebbel am Ufer HAU1, zeitraumexit, Komuna//Warszawa, The Kitchen, Roulette, Parkhaus Projects, Atlanta Contemporary, Hallwalls, La Casa Encendida, ZKM, LACMA, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, amongst others. The forthcoming show, Fitting In, Standing Out with long-time collaborator Lara Odell will be presented at the Cohen Gallery (Alfred, NY) in Spring of 2019.
She has been a visiting artist at the Atlanta College of Art, Georgia State University, Hunter College, Institute for Electronic Arts, Signal Culture, Experimental Television Center and Scena Robocza (Poznań) in which she co-created with Romuald Krezel and Emmilou Rößling, a performative walk and site specific performance, Goodbye Olimpia (Last Inventory). In June of 2019, she will be an artist-in-residence with Senem Pirler at PACT Zollverein to work on their audiovisual performance Surface Connection.
Duncan received her MFA in Visual Arts from the University of California, San Diego and while on a D.A.A.D fellowship her MA in Choreography and Performance at the Institute for Applied Theater Studies, Justus-Liebig-University Giessen.