Charlie Best - IEA Artist in Residence
Institute for Electronic ArtsNYSCA - Electronic Media & Film
Charlie Best is an artist, teacher, and seamstrix. Their multidisciplinary practice has yielded experimental digital and analog media, performance, fiberwork, and works on paper. This practice is devoted to the visual and material culture of queer/trans lineage and life. Currently, he studies kids' PC games, found footage, and garment construction. Charlie is a white trans/nonbinary settler, born and educated on the lands of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy of Nations, specifically the Onöndowa’ga:’, or Seneca Nation. (Buffalo, NY, Western New York, and the Southern Tier.) The Institute for Electronic Art’s Experimental Projects Residency is supported by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and the Schein-Joseph Endowment. Under COVID-19 protocols sadly any in-person engagements with students and IEA AIRs will not be possible.
In Residence from 4/5/21 to 4/9/21