contributions by Martine Syms, Paul Chan and Giampaolo Bianconi
Petra Cortright’s varied style is finally encapsulatedin a comprehensive monograph that covers the directionsher art has taken throughout her career
Known for her video works available on YouTubeand in galleries, Petra Cortright (b. 1986) has experimentedwith the image of physical bodies in digitalspaces, exploiting the main formal properties of videosoftware. Her video research led to outcomes at timescontroversial, at times heralded and lauded. The workalso includes Cortright’s painting created with a digitalsoftware, mixing concrete and abstract elements andprinted on a wide variety of materials.• Petra Cortright’s works, shown in prestigious international venues, are gatheredfor the first time in an extensive monograph.
Martine Syms is an artist based in LA who works in publishing, video and performance.Paul Chan is an artist, writer and publisher. Giampaolo Bianconi is aCuratorial Assistant at The Museum of Modern Art, New York.