Alexandro Segade

Part-time Assistant Professor

Alexandro Segade is a performance artist whose work spans fields of video, theater and visual art, with an emphasis on collaboration across disciplines. Segade is a founding member of the group My Barbarian, which received a Foundation for Contemporary Arts award in 2013, a 2012 Creative Capital Grant, 2008 and 2010 Art Matters Grants, and has been included in the 2014 Whitney Biennial, 2006 and 2008 Performa Biennials, 2006 and 2008 California Biennials, and the Baltic Triennial 2009. Segade’s work with the group has been presented at the Whitney Museum, MoMA, the New Museum, PS1 and The Kitchen (New York); MoCA, LACMA, Hammer Museum, REDCAT, Susanne Vielmetter Gallery (Los Angeles); and internationally, including, most recently Yaffa 23 in Jerusalem (Israel). Segade’s work with My Barbarian has been written about in Art in America, Texte Zur Kunst, Artforum, The Drama Review and in Bomb Magazine, interviewed by Andrea Fraser. 

 Segade’s collaborations with Wu Tsang have been presented at the Gwangju Biennial (South Korea) Benevento Gallery (LA), the Whitney and Artist’s Space (NY). Segade’s most recent projects include Boy Band Audition, a participatory performance at the Time Based Art Festival in Portland (OR), and Courtesy the Artists, in collaboration with Malik Gaines, presented at Recess (NY), included in Performa 13. Segade teaches at the Bard College MFA program in the Department of Film/Video.