Joao Enxuto

Academic Support Technician: Media Lab
Adjunct Instructor, School of Art

João Enxuto has collaborated with the artist Erica Love since 2009 on projects about the political and economic dimensions of labor, institutions, and creative technologies. He was a fellow at the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program for 2012-2013 and will be a fellow at the Sommerakademie Paul Klee in Bern, Switzerland for 2019-2020. He has presented work and exhibited at the Centre Pompidou, Whitney Museum, the New Museum, Anthology Film Archives, Walker Art Center, Pratt Institute, Yossi Milo Gallery, Carriage Trade, Louisiana Museum in Denmark, ArtCenter/South Florida, and the Tamayo Museum in Mexico City. His writing has appeared in Art in America, Mousse Magazine, Walker Artist Op-Eds, Wired Magazine, X-TRA Contemporary Art Quarterly. He was awarded a New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Artist Fellowship and a Creative Capital Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant in 2017.

The Mining Museum (Miami), 2018, steel plate and mesh, wood, computer server rack, Ethereum mining rig (motherboard, three graphics processing units (GPUs), battery, hard drive, Windows OS), smart contract, 60 x 27 x 17 inches
The Mining Museum (Miami), 2018, steel plate and mesh, wood, computer server rack, Ethereum mining rig (motherboard, three graphics processing units (GPUs), battery, hard drive, Windows OS), smart contract, 60 x 27 x 17 inches

 

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