On view: November 11th, 2017 – January 31st, 2018
Bethany Fancher is a trans-disciplinary artist who works in sculpture, photography, video, performance, and community-based projects. Fancher’s practice is informed by her osteopathic background, as well as movement training, sound art, and permaculture studies.
She and a former student who Fancher taught for several years in India are currently developing a series of short films that use comedy, specifically Charlie Chaplin movies, as a transformative agent for addressing and exploring social stigmas in India.
Since receiving her BA from Empire State College, Fancher has been awarded numerous residencies, including: Jentel Artist Residency, Banner, Wyoming; The McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, North Carolina; TAJ Residency, Bangalore , India; and the Horse and Art Research Program, Barnag, Hungary. Fancher was born and raised in Liberty Corner, New Jersey, and splits her time between Astoria, Queens, New York; Nashville, TN; Long Island, New York; and Hyderabad and Bangalore, India.