(performance detail), 1994

Loom, yarn, bed, nightgown,
EEG machine, and
artist's REM reading;
dimensions variable

Collection of Dakis Joannou

Photograph by Javier Campano

Janine Antoni was born in the Bahamas in 1964, and lives and works in New York. She received a BA at Sarah Lawrence College, New York, in 1986 and an MFA in sculpture at Rhode Island School of Design in 1989. Since 1991 she has exhibited in solo and group exhibitions in Europe and the USA.

Her first major one-person exhibition was held at the CCA Glasgow and the Irish Museum of Modern Art in Dublin in 1995. Antoni was also the subject of a recent one-person exhibition at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta.

She received the 1996 IMMA/Glen Dimplex Award at the Irish Museum of Modern Art.

Other 1996 Hugo Boss Prize Short-List Artists:
Laurie Anderson
Matthew Barney
Cai Guo Qiang
Stan Douglas
Yasumasa Morimura
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