Daniel Arsham is an artist based in New York City. He was born in 1980 and raised in Miami, Florida. He attended Cooper Union in NYC, and received the Gelman Trust Fellowship award in 2003. Arsham’s work experiments with structure, historical inquiry, and humor. In 2004, Arsham was asked by choreographer Merce Cunningham to create the stage design for Cunningham’s work eyeSpace, which toured internationally. In 2007, Arsham founded Snarkitecture with Alex Mustonen. Snarkitecture manipulates and reinterprets existing materials, structures, and notions within art and architecture to transform the familiar into the unexpected. In 2014, Arsham founded a production company called Film the Future in collaboration with director/cinematographer/editor Ben Louis Nicholas and producer Courtney Andrialis. Arsham’s work has been exhibited at MoMA PS1 in NYC, The Museum of Contemporary Art in Miami, The Athens Bienniale in Athens, Greece, and Carré d’Art de Nîmes in France among others. He is represented by galleries in Paris, Hong Kong, New York, Seoul, Los Angeles, Sao Paulo, London and Amsterdam.
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