Using a site-sensitive approach, Sandrine Schaefer works in the medium of live action to explore time as an intentional context Sandrine’s work often presents as durational performance art installations that intend to break traditional viewing behaviors by de-privileging sight as the primary sense to engage the work; rewarding the curious; and nurturing tendencies towards active witnessing Over the past decade, Sandrine’s work has been exhibited internationally in performance art festivals, galleries, museums, and public spaces Sandrine has been awarded fellowships through the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, The Tanne Foundation, the ICA James and Audrey Foster Prize, the Boston Foundation’s Brother Thomas Fund and she is a 2016 Edes Award Semi-Finalist. Sandrine’s writing on contemporary art has been published in numerous international online and print publications. She is a co-founder of The Present Tense Live Art Initiative and Archive Project and a member of the experimental artist group, Mobius.
Wandering with the Horizon No 1. Acclimating to Horizontal Movement, 2015, performance art installation
Action Transfers | Flesh Archives (excerpts), 2014, performance for camera
Simple Relations No.1, 2015, performance for camera
An Evolving Manifesto on Time (version 3), 2014-present, performance for video
Suspended in Free Fall, 2014, performance art
For You...and anyone else who might be watching No.3, performance for surveillance camera