Installation / Performances

This body of work created initially in the mostly in the 1980’s uses semi-autobiographical material as reference. It draws from the internal life of the artist as well as mundane aspects of daily life while referencing literature, history, culture, art, mythology, and religion and identity.

Crossing Time and Country
Crossing Time and Country
The Journey
The Journey
Beware of the Moving Platforms
Beware of the Moving Platforms
Saint Francis Diaries
Saint Francis Diaries
Images, Reflections & Projections
Images, Reflections
& Projections
The Life of an Apartment
The Life of an Apartment
In the Welter / Identifying
In the Welter / Identifying
Fit and Flab Diaries
Fit and Flab Diaries
The Satyr Silenus
The Satyr Silenus
Forest Dweller
Forest Dweller
You Know the One
You Know the One
Oppositions 1982
Oppositions 1982
John Brown / Battle Hymn to the Repu
John Brown / Battle Hymn
to the Republic
Will You Have an Apple?
Will You Have an Apple?
Pre-paring for War 1983
Pre-paring for War 1983
Yowling Earth Spirit
Yowling Earth Spirit
Surrogates on See Saw
Surrogates on See Saw
Graveyard for Lost Love
Graveyard for Lost Love
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© 2016 by Olivia Beens

Email: oliviabeens@gmail.com

Photo Credits:

Sherman Sussman

Regina Cherry

Chris Bolton

Seth Rubin

Peteris Krumins