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Adriane Little

Assistant Professor of Art
Photography and Intermedia

M.F.A. in Photography, University at Buffalo
B.S. in Education, Buffalo State College

Office

K2132 South Kohrman Hall
(269) 387.5803
adriane.little@wmich.edu

Studio

306 Park Trades Center

www.adrianelittle.com


Through photographs and video, Adriane Little's work investigates trauma and ritual through an intersection of presence and absence in relation of the maternal body.  The translation of this ephemeral space is embedded within what she calls the matrilineal ghost.  Her most recent work expands this foundation by continuing to examine how the past intersects with the present through technology and contemporary America Pop Culture.  Her work has been selected for solo exhibitions at Lost Coast Culture Machine (Fort Bragg CA), Institute of Culture (Trbovlje Slovenia), Saint Mary's College (Notre Dame IN), Big Orbit Gallery (Buffalo NY), Peak Gallery (Toronto Cananda) and The University of Virginia (Charlottesville VA).  Her artwork has also be included in several group exhibitions including; The Center for Photography at Woodstock (Woodstock NY), the Chelsea Art Museum (NYC), Beijing B.S.1 Contemporary Art Center (Beijing China), Vox Populi Gallery (Philadelphia PA), CEPA Gallery (Buffalo NY), and SCA Contemporary Art (Albuquerque NM). Her video short invoice has been screened at several film and video festivals including; Leeds International Film Festival (UK), Dawson City International Film Festival (Yukon Canada), Maryland Film Festival (Baltimore MD), Prince Edward Island Film Festival (Canada), Rockport Film Festival (Rockport TX), Three Rivers Film Festival (Pittsburgh PA), the Macon Film and Video Festival (Macon GA), and the Yosemite International Film Festival (Sacramento CA) .  Her videoFriction has been included in the videoDictionary collection at The Video Art Foundation in Barcelona Spain, which has been screened at the Image Forum Festival 2006 in Tokyo Japan. The videoDictionary is additionally included in the Fundacio La Caixa Videolibrary also in Barcelona. Her photographs have been included in two of Robert Hirsch's books Photographic Possibilities andLight and Lens published by Focal Press. As independent curator, she has curated several solo and group video exhibitions. She has established two ongoing video exhibition series, The Frostic School of Art Video and Sound Art Series (solo exhibitions) 17 Days (group exhibitions), where 17 artists are paired with 17 days. Plus 3 Ferris Wheels, which is a group video exhibition originating with the Frostic School of Art and has travelled to eight other galleries.  Adriane is represented by Peak Gallery in Toronto Canada.