Elissa Rae Ecker is an interdisciplinary maker, curator, and lecturer who spent the past nine years based in Bangkok, Thailand. She holds a BFA in painting from the Peck School of the Arts at The University of Milwaukee and an MFA in Art Practice from the School of Visual Arts in New York. Elissa’s project-based practice questions traditional gender roles while playing with the absurdities of current visible traditions she experiences in Asia and from her rural upbringing in the USA.Often wry in execution, her work spans object making, time-based media and net-art experiments. As a founding member of LIV_ID art collective (Bangkok-based), she also facilitates art experiences beyond typical art world boundaries including a local market pavilion in the 2018 Bangkok Biennial and collaborations with the French Embassy during Galleries Night for the past three years.
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