Abraham Avnisan




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  • Brooklyn College and School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Poetry and Art and Technology Studies

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  • ISEA2015

    Abraham Avnisan is an experimental writer and new media artist whose work is situated at the intersection of image, text, and code. He has presented his work at the 2015 &NOW Conference of Innovative Writing, the 2014 Electronic Literature Organization Conference, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago’s Word Weekend event, and in the group exhibition MEDIA FUTURES at Sullivan Galleries. His work has been published in Stonecutter, The Poetry Project Newsletter, and Drunken Boat, among others. He holds an M.F.A in Poetry from Brooklyn College (USA) and an M.F.A. in Art and Technology Studies from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (USA), where he received the New Artists Society Merit Scholarship. He is the recipient of the Rosen and Edes Foundation Semi-Finalist Fellowship for Emerging Artists.

    Abraham Avnisan, USA,  is an experimental writer and new media artist whose work is situated at the intersection of image, text, and code. Each of his projects appropriates and transforms a key 20th century text that challenges us to reconsider the most fundamental ways in which we understand ourselves and the world around us. He has presented and exhibited his work at the 2015 &NOW  Conference of Innovative Writing, the 2015 and 2014 Electronic Literature Organization conferences, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago’s Word Weekend event, and at Figment! and Centotto Gallery in New York City. His work has been published in Stonecutter, The Poetry Project Newsletter, Drunken Boat, New Delta Review, Rain Taxi, and others. He holds an M.F.A. in Poetry from Brooklyn College, and an M.F.A. in Art and Technology Studies from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where he received the New Artists Society Merit Scholarship. He maintains a website at abrahamavnisan.com.


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