Alex Schweder

Alex Schweder works with architecture and performance art to complicate the distinction between occupying subjects and occupied objects. These projects include Practise Architecture at Tate Britain, Flatland at New York’s Sculpture Center, Its Form Follows Your Performance at Berlin’s Magnus Muller, A Sac of Rooms All Day Long at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Counterweight Roommate in Scope Basel, Roomograph at the deCordova Museum, and The Rise and fall in the Marrakech Biennial, The Hotel Rehearsal at the Denver Biennial of the Americas, In Orbit at the Boiler in Brooklyn, and Wall to Wall Floor to Ceiling at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art.  The Pollack Krasner and Graham Foundations have funded his projects. He is a three-time artist in residence at the Kohler Company and was in residence at the Chinati Foundation and American Academy in Rome. Schweder has been a guest professor at the Southern California Institute of Architecture, Pratt Institute, and the Institute for Art and Architecture in Vienna, and the Architectural Assosciation in London.