Elizabeth Dorbad is an interdisciplinary artist living in the mountains of northern California and working internationally. She practices in an expanded field of sculpture, utilizing methods broadly ranging from bronze casting, photography, film, painting, performance, architectural intervention, installation and social action. Her interests include the anthropocene, climate change, contemporary definitions of wilderness, the transformation of architecture into sculpture, geologic time and the physics of sound. She has been the subject of solo exhibitions in San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York and Berlin and her work has been included in the dOCUMENTA(13), Memphis Social curated by Apexart NY, LA Craft and Folk Art Museum and Museo de Lázaro Cárdenas in México. Current projects include Itinerant Architectures, a series that has had several iterations throughout the U.S. and Europe. In 2015 she founded Orations, a nonprofit visual arts project working for the advancement of civil rights and social justice. Dorbad has been a visiting critic at the University of California Berkeley and she currently serves as an independent consultant for creative professionals. Her work is in the collections of University College London, Massey University Library New Zealand, Getty Research Institute, Walker Art Center and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

 

 

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