Janet Zweig

Prairie Logic. A full-scale boxcar with a prairie on a public rooftop in downtown Kansas City. The boxcar doorway, when opened, is a stage for performances, through local curation. With ½l dorado architects. 2acre X 13'. grass, aluminum, steel.

Janet Zweig’s public works include a gate to fictional locations at the Austin Airport, a kinetic installation on a pier on the Sacramento River, a performance space in a prairie on a Kansas City downtown green roof, a generative sentence on a wall in downtown Columbus, a sentence-generating sculpture for an engineering school in Orlando, a 1200′ frieze at the Prince Street subway station in New York, and a system-wide interactive project for eleven Light Rail train stations in Minneapolis. Her sculpture and books have been exhibited widely in such places as the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Exit Art, PS1 Museum, the Walker Art Center, and Cooper Union. Awards include the Rome Prize Fellowship, NEA fellowships, and residencies at PS1 Museum and the MacDowell Colony. In 2019, she was the artist in residence with the New York City Mayor’s Office of Climate and Sustainability. She teaches at the Rhode Island School of Design and Brown University.

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