While in residence at Kala Art Institute I plan to use the studio space as an ongoing film set, filming and creating and experimenting with an open narrative form, utilizing a public studio space as well the audience as a way of creating a filmic exquisite corpse.
Lea Cetera works in video, sculpture and performance to produce temporal video installations that examine the space between object and body, public and private, the virtual and real. Utilizing techniques culled from theatre, film and puppetry, her work investigates constructed identities, the object, technology, alienation, fantasy and role-play. Cetera has performed and shown work in the USA and internationally at venues such as Sculpture Center, The Jewish Museum, Disjecta Contemporary Art Center (Portland, OR), Pilar Corrias (London, UK), Southard Reid (London, UK), Simone Subal, High Desert Test Sites (Joshua Tree, CA), Poetry Project at St. Marks Church on the Bowery, Anthology Film Archives and participated in Portugal Arte 2010 and the New Wight Biennial 2012. She holds an MFA from Columbia University, 2012 and a BFA from the Cooper Union School of Art, 2005. She lives and works in New York City.