Monica Duncan is a video and performance artist based in Brooklyn. Her time-based work investigates the nature of visual perception, audience-performer relations and queer potentiality 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.
She has been a visiting artist at the Atlanta College of Art, Georgia State University, Hunter College, Signal Culture, Experimental Television Center, Scena Robocza (Poznań), PACT Zollverein and most recently at the Institute of Electronic Arts in which she and her collaborator Senem Pirler developed and live-streamed 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. Duncan joined the faculty of the Department of Music, Multimedia, Theatre & Dance at Lehman College in Fall 2019.