Ann Burke Daly is an installation artist, published in Artforum, Artpress International, The Los Angeles Times, Cabinet Magazine, World Art Magazine, and PAJ/Performing Arts Journal. Daly was a post-graduate Fellow of the Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program, and earned an MFA from Yale. Daly has exhibited internationally including Uppsala KonstMuseum, George Eastman Museum, The Alternative Museum, Lombard-Freid Fine Arts, White Columns, Exit Art, The Drawing Center, LaCentrale Galerie Powerhouse Montreal, LAMAG, Bard CCS, The Loeb Museum, and in the collective project “The Anthology of Art” at Centre Pompidou Paris, Museum fur Neue Kunst-ZKM, Akademie der Kunste, Berlin, and Kunst und Austellungshalle der BRD, Bonn. In 2018, Daly was awarded an Artist Residency at YADDO, and in 2019, she was invited by the UCLM | Universidad De Castilla–LaMancha, Cuenca Spain, Facultad de Bellas Artes to give a Conference Half-Life | Vida-Media: Obra Reciente Ann Burke Daly, in March. At UCLM, Daly also screened Script: Franco is Still Dead (14:15), created in collaboration with Álvaro Marcos, musician-writer from Madrid Spain's diy music scene, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in 2017 through an interdisciplinary arts initiative. Daly was awarded a 2017 and 2016 Artist Residency at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA), and was a Visiting Artist at The American Academy in Rome (AAR) in 2015. From 2013–2015 she was a visiting faculty member at CUNY, the City University of New York.

Daly’s diverse mise-en-scene installations of video, sound, photographs, objects, drawing, performative action, scripted narration, and writing work with disrupted narrative towards a psychological engagement with the viewer, drawing a relationship to the spacio-temporal concerns of Performance and Conceptual artists of the 60s and 70s. The discontinuities of perception and memory are focal in works which theatrically stage the “struggle to make sense” of narratives and biography. Her practice circulates around loss and what is outside of the frame (of representation, perception, memory, knowledge)—in what Daly calls “off-stage space.” She is interested in the radical potential, and poetics of loss, longing, and re-invention, and is concerned with how documents function, particularly photographs; their afterlife as objects. Daly was born in Michigan in the 1960s. She has lived for several years in Madrid Spain, New Haven Connecticut, and the Hudson Valley New York—and for over twenty years in Brooklyn New York. 
Haz clic: Biografia y textos español.
Photo: Daly by Daly, June 2019, at home in Madrid Spain.


Ann Burke Daly Studio thanks these Institutions for recent project support, financial or in-kind: 
UCLM | Universidad De Castilla–LaMancha, Spain; Facultad de Bellas Artes de Cuenca Spain; Visiting Artist Conference, March 2019, Half-Life | Vida-Media (A Forensics of Plain Sight): Ann Burke Daly Obra Reciente (recent video, sound, performance + photography installations) •  YADDO Corporation; Artist Residency, Mar-Apr 2018  • Andrew W. Mellon Foundation; Interdisciplinary Arts Initiative, Grant and Residency 2017, Vassar College  •  Frances Lehman Loeb Museum: Other People's Pictures, 2017    MASS MoCA Studios; Artist Residency 2017 + 2016 •  Creative Capital; Published in "On Our Radar", 2016 + 2017 •  Puffin Foundation; Grant 2016    American Academy in Rome; Visiting Artist 2015 • Fall Line Press; Collaborative Residency, Photography, 2018 • LMCC Lower Manhattan Cultural Council + Creative Capital; Artists Summer Institute, 2015  •   unFramed + Susan Stein Shiva Theater; Performance-Event Sponsors: Conversations & Specters, 2016 Women Make Movies; Fiscal Sponsor, NYSCA film and video competition 2019  • ROMAN NVMERALS Books; Published Volumes  XVII + LVII, 2016, and Limited Edition Print 2017 Vassar College, Visiting Artist, Politics of Memory Seminar, 2017 + Media Studies Program, 2015 + 2016   CUNY, City University of New York, Visiting Artist Lecture, Media Culture Department, 2015  •   CUNY CSI, Visiting Faculty, 2015–2013  •  The Studio is grateful to many individuals for participation, assistance, dialogue—acknowledged online, in publications, and at venues  •  Photo Credit + InfoScript: Franco is Still Dead (2017)—by Ann Burke Daly, visual artist, NY + Álvaro Marcos, musician-writer, Madrid's diy music scene. Photo Credit: Karl Rabe, May 2017, AULA Performance Space, Vassar College.


For more information about Ann's work, contact the studio here.  Some reviews and exhibition ephemera can be found on this site: reviews & publications and on You can find Ann on Instagram.

Contact Section photo info and descriptions: Left–Studio installation maquette for HALF-LIFE | VIDA-MEDIA (A Forensics of Plain Sight); SITE1C, Madrid Spain Studio June 2019.  |  Below—(left to right) Fig.1, a spread from Daly's ROMAN NUMERALS artist photobook Box of Fiction  |  Fig.2, exhibition installation of Daly's The Automaton Olympia Reflects, Video and Sound Sculpture, 1998 (New York exhibition What do you think you're doing, Dave?) |  Fig.3 –photobook editing for Daly's ROMAN NVMERALS volumes Drafts, Letters Unsent, and Box of Fiction, in the New York Studio  |  Fig.4–Daly performatively photographing SITE1C in Madrid for HALF-LIFE | VIDA-MEDIA.  Photo Credits: FIG.4 Photo by EQUIPO MAAD (Madrid), Spain, 12/2018. Other photos by Daly.

Homepage Photo–Artist Ann Burke Daly performing photography for project HALF-LIFE | VIDA-MEDIA (A Forensics of Plain Sight); SITE3P, Madrid Spain. Photo by EQUIPO MAAD (Madrid), Spain, 07/2019.

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