Michael Portnoy. Copyright Kava Gorna.

Michael Portnoy. Copyright Kava Gorna.

Michael Portnoy

Michael Portnoy  (b. 1971, Washington, DC) is a multimedia artist, choreographer, musician, and actor based in Amsterdam. His work is primarily an investigation of social exchange and the rules of communication and play. Major exhibitions include The Centre Pompidou, Paris, France (2010); The Taipei Biennial, Taipei, Taiwan (2010); Performa 09, New York (2009); Art Unlimited, Basel, Switzerland (2007); Performa 07, New York (2007); the 2nd Moscow Biennial, Moscow, Russia (2007); and P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York (2001); Select exhibitions include SculptureCenter, New York (2008); Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland (2007); Deitch Projects, New York (2006); The Kitchen, New York (2006); and White Box, New York (1999).

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