Born in Nassau, Bahamas, Tavares Strachan lives and works between New York City and Nassau. His artistic practice activates the intersections of art, science, and politics, offering uniquely synthesized points of view on the cultural dynamics of scientific knowledge. His text-based neon sculptures are an anthem for our political and cultural moment. Strachan’s ambitious, open-ended practice has included collaborations with numerous organizations and institutions across the disciplines. His work has been featured in numerous solo exhibitions, including You Belong Here, Prospect 3. Biennial, New Orleans and The Immeasurable Daydream, Biennale de Lyon. He has been the recipient of numerous awards, most recently, Artist in Residence at the Getty Research Institute (2019-2020).
Formerly Associate Professor at Ohio State University, Amanda Gluibizzi is the founding Co-Director of the New Foundation for Art History (NFAH) and Artseen Editor for the Brooklyn Rail. She specializes in mid- and late-20th century art, design, and urbanism in the United States, Europe, and Latin America. Amanda is the author of Art and Design in 1960s New York (Anthem Press, 2021).