Stephanie ELYSE SHERMAN is a director, producer, DESIGNER, curator, writer, AND STRATEGIST specializing in collaborative systems.

WORKING ACROSS DESIGN, ART AND CULTURE, HER PROJECTS TAKE shapE AS organizations, STories AND STRATEGIES THAT TRANSFORM SITES AND SITUATIONS OF CONSUMPTION INTO PLATFORMS FOR CO-PRODUCTION. Her proclivities include SOCIAL SYSTEMS, ABANDONED SPACES, SPECULATIVE futures and ALL THINGS TRANSPORT.

SHE is CURRENTLY a Phd Candidate in Art + Design at THE University of California. She holds a BA in Literature from THE UNIVERSITY OF PennSYLVANIA AND an MA in PHILOSOPHY from Duke.

HER WORK HAS BEEN SUPPORTED BY THE ANDY WARHOL FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS, THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS, ARTPLACE AMERICA, THE OPEN SOCIETY FOUNDATIOn, ARTMATTERS, AND OTHERS.

She WAS BORN IN NEW ORLEANS, travels incessantly, and CURRENTLY calls LONDON home. 

 

* UPCOMING *

FEB 2018  Residency @ MONTALVO ART CENTER CA


* MEGA-PROJECTS *

RADIOEE.NET
AN ONLINE, NOMADIC, MULTILINGUAL RADIO Station (RECENT BROADCASTS FROM FORDLANDIA BRAZIl, MIAMI FL, DALLAS TX) 
co-founder/ co-producer
INTERNATIONAL 2011-now

COMMON FIELD
A NATIONAL NETWORK OF ARTISTS ORGANIZATIONS
co-founder/ co-director / SYSTEMS DESIGNER
usA national 2014-2016

PROVISIONS LIBRARY
AN ART + SOCIAL CHANGE LIBRARY
research RESIDENCY director/ curator
washington dc 2011-2014

KULTURPARK
AN ACTiVATION OF AN ABANDONED AMUSEMENT PARK
Co-FOUNDER / curator/ producer
berlin 2010-2012
 
ELSEWHERE
A LIVING MUSEUM, RESIDENCY AND A COLLABORATIVE LABORATORY SET IN A FORMER THRIFT STORE
co-founder/ co-EXECUTIVE + CREATIVE director
greensboro nc 2003-2012

 

projects *

PLANT 4_
FORESIGHT STRATEGIST / CURRICULUM DESIGNER
MIAMI FL

COMPTON TRANSIT ORIENTED REDEVELOPMENT PLAN
ART + CULTURE ADVISOR
SOM ARCHITECTS
LOS ANGELES CA

D:GP (DESIGN + GEOPOLITICS) w/ BENJAMIN BRATTON
collaborator
SAN DIEGO CA

THE DESIGN LAB / SAP
EXPERIENCE DESIGNER / LEARNING STRATEGIST
PALO ALTO CA

cross-border initiative
curator / collaborator
SAN DIEGO CA

CROSSWALKS (A PLAY)
high desert test sites
PROJECT DESIGNER / COLLABORATOR / WRITER
joshua tree ca

NEAR FUTURES
5x5 FESTIVAL
curator
washington DC

DESIGN FORWARD 
curator/ producer
san diego CA

SAVE STARLIGHT 
advisor / STRATEGIST / DESIGNER
san diego CA

MATERIALS + APPLICATIONS 
board OF DIRECTORS
LOS ANGELES CA
 


* TEXTS *

the fordian slip: from plant to plantation
(essay in progress)

manual for urban projection
Co-AUTHORED WITH ALI MOMENI
green lantern press

on surplus 
cabinet magazine

slaughter
catalog essay

new rural arts report 
field journal

elsewhere
THE storybook

KULTURPARK  
THE STORYBOOK

the case for space
provisions research JOURNAL

copy rights
provisions research JOURNAL

republic
provisions research JOURNAL

parks & passages
provisions research JOURNAL