¿’Onde va la lancha?

From Discipline / Gertrude Contemporary announcement ¿’Onde va la lancha? is a 25-minute lecture-performance during which Gast provides a live voice-over for a video …

Castora Magellanica

From When Species Meet exhibition text In Christy Gast’s video Castora Magellanica, the figure of a beaver in the form of a …

Field Work

Galería Patricia Ready, Santiago, Chile 2016 In her first solo exhibition at Galería Patricia Ready, Christy Gast presents Field Work. The exhibition …

Tinctorium

Tinctorium is a mobile textile dye studio devoted to foraging for colors in forests, fields and urban environments. The intention, rather than depict …

Dear Enemy

Institute for Art and Olfaction, Los Angeles, 2015 Dear Enemy consists of four perfumes created by a team of artists and scientists …

Entangled

From BHQFU press release Collaboration with writer/sociologist Denise Milstein and other members of Ensayos FUG will serve as Ensayos’ New York basecamp—part …

Byways

Gallery Diet, Miami 2014 Text by Jarrett Earnest Christy Gast is a Tramp. And by that I don’t mean she’s a floozy, …

Beyond the End

Beyond the End at the Kadist Art Foundation in Paris was the first exhibition of projects by artists, scientists and thinkers involved with Ensayos, …

Rock Quarry

Rock Quarry 2014 HD Video 4:54 Performer: Jarrett Earnest Audio: Whiskey Noise (Felecia Carlisle, Emile Milgrim, Mindy Abovitz, Thom Wheeler Castillo, Reed …

Inholdings

Locust Projects, Miami 2014 From Locust Projects’ press release Locust Projects is pleased to present Inholdings, an exhibition of new work by Miami-based …

War Drums

War Drums (25 minutes, 2014) was shot in one of the few existing stands of pine forest in Dade County, near a …

Quilts

A series of reconfigured bed quilts. From Gallery Diet press release for The Sleeping Cowboy and Mary/Steven Christy Gast will show a pair …

Out of Place

Gallery Diet, Miami 2012 From Gallery Diet press release This new body of work investigates the collision that occurs when two notions …

Self Portrait as the Barefoot Mailman

Collection of Pérez Art Museum Miami Neither pirates, nor sharks, nor crocodiles shall keep these carriers from their appointed rounds. Self Portrait …

Herbert Hoover Dyke

de la Cruz Collection, Miami 2010 From the de la Cruz Collection press release A tap dancer manipulates the literal point of …

Batty Cave

2010 From the Miami Art Museum press release In this three-channel video installation, the artist uses rocks, scraps of wood and bits …

The Earth We Inhabit

We Live Inside the World 5 minutes 2010 Hollow Earth propaganda! The video’s point of departure is an assertion by a 19th …

Potato Salad Hill

Engines roaring, Jeepers conquer Potato Salad Hill while spectators watch in the right foreground from atop a building sprayed with Utopian graffiti. …

Canario

Canario 2008 Site-specific video & performance Created in collaboration with Nicolas Lobo and Psychic Youth Video light show and live psychedelic music …

Mounted Horse Men

Mounted Horse Men 2008 Video edition on USB stick Part sculpture, part accessory, part documentary, Mounted Horse Men is a primitive tool …

Moab Video Project

Moab Video Project Throughout 2008 I organized a video program called Moab Video Project on MAC21, a small cable station broadcasting in …

Contemplating a Stream

Contemplating a Stream 2007 Performance for live webcast Inspired by Whitman, this performance was broadcast via live web stream. Contemplating a Stream …

Amazonian News Network

Amazonian News Network 2005 video, 5 minutes 45 seconds Amazonian News Network explores the Female Soldier archetype, representing both gender transgression and …

Female Soldier Ballads

Female Soldier Ballads 2005 A cappella folk song cycle and screen printed broadsheets Female Soldier Ballads is a cycle of ballads about …

Left Mitten and the Great Denudation

Left Mitten and The Great Denudation 2004 Sculpture & performance Fabricated of silicon-coated ripstop nylon, Left Mitten is decked out like a …

Monster Tree

2003 Monster Tree is a sculpture and performance created in collaboration with Fabienne Lasserre for High Desert Test Sites 2 in Joshua Tree, CA.  ” order_by=”sortorder” …

Free Radio HDTS

For High Desert Test Sites 4, I collaborated with artist Fabienne Lasserre on Free Radio HDTS, a low power FM radio station. We compiled over …