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Photo courtesy Renée Green

Artist, Writer, and Filmmaker; Professor, School of Architecture and Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Ellen Maria Gorrissen Fellow - Class of Fall 2019


Renée Green is an artist, writer, and filmmaker, and a professor in MIT’s School of Architecture and Planning. She studied at Wesleyan University and completed the Independent Study Program at the Whitney Museum of American Art, where she later directed its studio program. Prior to her position at MIT, Green was a professor at Vienna’s Akademie der bildenden Künste, a Distinguished Artist/Professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and a professor and dean of graduate studies at the San Francisco Art Institute. Her essays and fiction have been published widely, including in Transition, October, Frieze, Texte zur Kunst, Spex, Multitudes, Sarai Reader, and Collapse. Her books include Other Planes of There (Duke, 2014), Endless Dreams and Time-Based Streams (YBCA/D.A.P., 2010), Ongoing Becomings (JRP/Ringier, 2009), Negotiations in the Contact Zone (Assírio & Alvim, 2003), and Between and Including (Dumont, 2001).

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