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Legacy Russell

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Miniature Shrines, 2010-2011 Mixed © Legacy Russell
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Miniature Shrines, detail, 2010-2011 Mixed © Legacy Russell
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OPEN CEREMONY: Rite of Remembrance, 2011 Social Practice © DIGITALMAN
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OPEN CEREMONY: Rite of Remembrance, 2011 Social Practice © DIGITALMAN
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Petit Four / La Petit Morte : Edible Effigies for the Modern Mourner, 2011 Social Practice, Participatory © DIGITALMAN
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Petit Four / La Petit Morte : Edible Effigies for the Modern Mourner, 2011 Social Practice, Participatory © DIGITALMAN
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Petit Four / La Petit Morte : Edible Effigies for the Modern Mourner, detail, 2011 Social Practice, Participatory © Michael McDevitt, Illegal Art
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Petit Four / La Petit Morte : Edible Effigies for the Modern Mourner, 2011 Social Practice, Participatory © DIGITALMAN
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First Kiss / Last Dance, 2011 Mixed © Legacy Russell
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First Kiss / Last Dance, 2011 Mixed © Legacy Russell
Quick Facts
Birthplace
New York City
Lives in
New York City
Works in
New York City
Schools
Macalester College, 2008, Studio Art/Art History, English/Creative Writing, focus on Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Tags
SOCIAL PRACTICE, social practice mixed-media mixed-media, installation, video-art, performance, conceptual, sculpture, exhibition/performance
Current Exhibitions and Events
Statement

Legacy Russell (LEGACY) is a writer, artist, and curator. She has worked at and produced programs for The Bruce High Quality Foundation, Creative Time, the Brooklyn Museum, the Whitney, and the Met. Legacy is one-third of the curatorial production team Limited Time Only. In September of 2011 she was appointed as Art Editor of BOMB Magazine’s renowned online journal, BOMBlog. A candidate for an MRes of Visual Culture at Goldsmith’s University, her work explores mourning, remembrance, iconography, and idolatry within the public realm. Her new performance, "The Initiation", debuts December 2012 at The Museum of Arts and Design, New York. Follow her on Twitter: @LegacyRussell.

For more complete information, as well as project and exhibition history, please visit www.legacyrussell.com.