Emily Duke & Cooper Battersby

Emily Vey Duke & Cooper Battersby

Duke and Battersby’s work in video and sculpture has shown at The Whitney Museum, The Walker Center, The Institute of Contemporary Art Philadelphia, The Power Plant, The Musee d’Art Contemporain Montréal, The New York Film Festival, The Toronto International Film Festival and the International Film Festival of Rotterdam.

Their 2019 work You Were an Amazement on the Day You Were Born has shown at Rotterdam, the Berwick Film and Media Festival, the Camden International Film Festival, and Antimatter Film Festival, among others.

Their recent work Dear Lorde won the Grand Prize at the European Media Arts Festival and showed at Videonale in Bonn Germany in 2017. In 2011, they were shortlisted for the Sobey Art Award. They have received prizes from festivals across the globe and their work is in the libraries at Harvard and Princeton.

A book about their work called The Beauty Is Relentless, was published on Coach House Press/MOCCA in 2012. In 2015, a book of Duke’s writing in collaboration with Shary Boyle was published called The Illuminations Project. They are MacDowell fellows.

More about their work can be found on their website: http://dukeandbattersby.com/wp/