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Coleman Collins

Coleman Collins

IDEA fellow at Stony Brook University’s Future Histories Studio

Areas of Specialization: Debt and deontology, digital and physical inheritance, emerging technologies

Office: Staller Center for the Arts #42XX

Coleman Collins is an interdisciplinary artist and writer who explores the ways that gradual, iterative processes can have outsized effects over time. His work often technological developments and relationships of debt and obligation as the modes through which these processes are enacted.

Recent exhibitions and screenings include Hesse Flatow, New York; Brief Histories, New York; Carré d’Art, Nîmes; Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna; Nothing Special, Los Angeles; Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York; ltd los angeles, Los Angeles; Artspace, New Haven, and Human Resources Los Angeles. Collins is a 2022 recipient of a Graham Foundation research grant. He has also received support from NYFA and Cafe Royal Cultural Foundation. He received an MFA from UCLA in 2018, and was a 2017 resident at the Skowhegan School for Painting and Sculpture. In 2019, he participated in the Whitney Museum’s Independent Study Program. He lives in New York, where he is a fellow at Stony Brook University’s Future Histories Studio.