Lindsay French

Lindsey French is a Chicago-based artist and educator. Engaging in gestures of communication with landscapes and the nonhuman, her work spans a variety of media, including video, performance, audio sculpture, and generative literature. French has exhibited and presented work at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, the Chicago Cultural Center, the Pico House Gallery at El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument in Los Angeles, and in conjunction with the International Symposium of Electronics Arts in Albuquerque. Her work has been featured in an essay in Leonardo in “Object Intermediaries: How New Media Artists Translate the Language of Things” by Kayla Anderson. Her forthcoming essay “The Ecological Necessity of Here: Site Specificity in Meghan Moe Beitik's Track and Trails” will be published by Out of Site Chicago. She is a recipient of a Propeller Fund in Chicago as a collaborator with The Plug-In Studio, and was a nominee of the 2013 Clare Rosen & Samuel Edes Foundation Prize for Emerging Artists. French currently teaches courses that explore new media practices and site specific research at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in the Art and Technology and Contemporary Practices departments.