vanessa german
Institutional Residency

vanessa german is a self-taught citizen artist working across sculpture, performance, communal rituals, immersive installation, and photography. Her practice proposes new models for social healing, utilizing creativity, tenderness and connection as vital forces of reckoning, redemption and transformation.

german’s public art works include, THE MUSEUM OF EMANCIPATORY OBJECTS, a co-created, experientially devised museum of objects and performance at Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, in 2022, and THE SPIRIT HOUSE for Hazelwood Green, a community co-created structure, In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 2022, and OF THEE WE SING, part of Monument Lab and Beyond Granite’s inaugural art exhibition on the National Mall in Washington, DC.