Our Violent Commons \ The Territory of Listening
Rachel Stevens is an NYC-based artist and researcher interested in ecologies and geographies. With the collective Two Chairs she co-curated Queer Paranormal (an exhibition concerning Shirley Jackson and “The Haunting of Hill House”) at Bennington College in 2019. With Oyster City she created an AR game about oysters on Governors Island. She participated in the Creative Ecologies and Decolonial Futures residency at Casa GIAP in Chiapas, Mexico and the NEH Summer Research Institute on Space, Place and the Humanities and her work has been supported by LMCC, Puffin Foundation and Socrates Sculpture Park. She is an editor of Millennium Film Journal and teaches in the Hunter College IMA MFA program.