Past Works 

1998–2015

Resonation

2015 | Performance, EEG headset, Mixed Media | Connecting her body and brain to a subwoofer and Chladni plate, Amy Karle turns bioinformatics into cymatics, generating bio-signals into visuals and sounds. Frequency adjusts with changing…

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Brainsongs

2015 | Performance and Sound Art | In this performance, Amy Karle manifests the symphony of the mind into sound. Using an electroencephalogram (EEG) neuroheadset, she translates thoughts and emotions into musical composure by connecting…

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Biofeedback Art

2011 | Performance, Video Art | Amy Karle connects her body and consciousness to technology to create art, repurposing a Sandin Image Processor as an electrophysiological visualization device. While meditating, Amy Karle inputs…

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Cloud Consciousness

2015 | Interactive Public Art Sculpture Acrylic, Mixed Media, New Media, Video | “Cloud Consciousness” is a 20’x18’x18’ interactive sculpture of a faceted translucent acrylic human head that transforms with…

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Metatron’s Cube

2015 | gypsum, binder | 5.5 x 5.5 x 5.5 in | Digitally modeled, 3D printed and handcrafted sculpture based on laws of sacred geometry. Inquire for availability in precious or semi-precious…

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Reprocessed

2009 | Meat, Mixed Media | Addressing the ephemerality of physical beauty, Artist Amy Karle made this “pretty pink dress” by suturing together lunch meat cold cuts which spoil in a short period of time. Gown sculpture made of processed…

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Concept Create Cure Couture

2005 | Garments, Performance | This body of work considers how cancer alters the body and perception of self. The pieces serve to study and replicate the transitions of cancer and what is left afterwards. Amy Karle…

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Couture

2003 | A collection of mixed-media garments designed and made by Amy Karle while considering processes of deconstruction and reconstruction, experimenting with the decomposition of fabrics and recomposing…

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Dislocation

2002 | Multi-Media Interactive Installation, Video art | An interactive installation of 73 different videos playing within a long, enclosed hallway behind mirrors and masks, “Dislocation” studies the notion of illusion and its effects…

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Valentines Installation

2002 | Installation, Performance, and Video | This collaborative live performance piece by Artists Amy Karle and Monica Duncan explored anticipation, antiquity, intimacy and memorials as…

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What Remains

2001 | Installation, Performance | Each viewer enters this piece alone through a narrow dark hallway provided with only a candle for illumination. The hallway curves and opens to a dark, humid water-filled chamber. Obscuring the…

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Divided

2001 | Performance, Video, Prints from Video Stills | In “Divided” Amy Karle is several girls and one girl simultaneously, trapped in states of play, death, and play in death. The performance plays with the object/subject dissolve: death as the…

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Introspection

2001 | Performance, Video | Three videos of Amy Karle veiling and unveiling her face, ice melting, and struggling to swim out of entangled cloths that are wrapped around her body becoming more entangled the more she struggles were…

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Valentine Video

2001 | Performance, Video | Video documentation of Amy Karle cutting off portions of her hair on St. Valentine’s Day for every person whom had given themselves to her. Without prior knowledge of this act, the Artist left this…

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Inscription

2001 | Performance, Video, Video Installation | Considering theories of punishment that shape the self and the ways in which one carries those impressions that have been made upon them, this work is in constant flux between inside to…

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Double Talk

2001 | Video Created at the Institute for Electronic Arts (IEA) | Expanded Media at Alfred University with analog and digital video toolset. Double Talk, 2001 (excerpt) by Amy Karle from Amy Karle on Vimeo. Double Talk 2001 Created at…

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Melting Away

2000 | Three frozen hearts of meat and wine atop satin and cotton pillows melted over time, leaving only a stain. The hearts were formed from meat and wine frozen into a mold of a sheep heart of similar mass and size as the Artist…

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Antidextrous

2000-2001 | Year Long Durational Performance | For one year, Amy Karle refrained from using her thumbs as a discipline and re-learning practice. This is an image of the ‘thumb sling’ she wore to render…

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