Lucien Castaing-Taylor

Lucien CASTAING-TAYLOR (1966, United Kingdom) is an anthropologist, media artist and photographer living and working in Cambridge, Massachusetts. His work is included in the permanent collections of New York’s Museum of Modern Art and the British Museum, and has been exhibited at Venice Biennale, Tate, Centre Pompidou, Whitney Museum of American Art, Berlin Kunsthalle, Shanghai Biennale, Aichi Triennale, PS1, MASS MoCA, and London’s Institute of Contemporary Arts. His films and videos have screened at Berlin, Locarno, New York, Toronto, Venice and other film festivals. He currently teaches at Harvard University, where he founded the Sensory Ethnography Lab.


In and Out of Africa (1992, doc), Sweetgrass (2009, doc), Hell Roaring Creek (2010, short doc), Leviathan (2012, doc), Bedding Down (2012, short), He Maketh a Path to Shine After Him; One Would Think the Deep to Be Hoary (2013), Spirit Stills (2013, short), Nature morte (2013, short), Still Life (2013, short), Day Break on the Bed Ground (2014, short), Ah humanity! (2015, short doc), Commensal (2017, instal), somniloquies (2017), Caniba (2017).

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