LEA New Media Exhibition: Interview with Lize Mogel


LEA New Media Exhibition
Re-Drawing Boundaries
Focus On: Lize Mogel
Curator: Jeremy Hight
Senior Curators: Lanfranco Aceti and Christiane Paul
LEA Editorial Assistant: Ebru Surek

Lize Mogel’s cartographic art projects uses maps and mappings to produce new understandings of social and political issues. Re-Drawing Boundaries online exhibition presents Mogel’s artworks which traverse the boundaries between art, cartography, geography and activism.

Lize Mogel is an interdisciplinary artist who works with the interstices between art and cultural geography. She has mapped public parks in Los Angeles; cultural migration patterns in Idaho; and future territorial disputes in the Arctic. Her recent projects rethink popular representations of the world as it is shaped by global economies. Exhibitions include the Sharjah Biennial, Gwangju Biennal, and the Pittsburgh Biennial, PS1’s Greater New York, Casco (Utrecht), HMKV (Dortmund), and Experimental Geography (touring). She is co-editor of the book/map collection An Atlas of Radical Cartography and co-curator of the related exhibition An Atlas. She frequently collaborates, and has worked with Alexis Bhagat, the Temporary Travel Office and Sarah Ross, the Center for Land Use Interpretation, and the Journal of Aesthetics and Protest. She has presented her work internationally including at the Whitney Museum, the New Museum, the Carnegie-Mellon University, and the Royal Danish Art Academy (Copenhagen). She has received grants from the Jerome Foundation, the LEF Foundation, the Graham Foundation, the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, and the Danish Arts Council for her work.

Leonardo Electronic Almanac (LEA),  ISSN No: 1071-4391
LEA International Curatoriate:
Lanfranco Aceti & Christiane Paul (Senior Curators), Jeremy Hight (New Media Curator), Vince Dziekan (Digital Media Curator)

LEA Interview with Lize Mogel by Jeremy Hight.