Performance in the Engine Room on the historic Lilac Steamship, New York, NY, during the Aquarium from Austronesia exhibit;  Photo: Boulder Haze

Sindy Butz was born in East Germany, grew up in the suburbs of East Berlin and now lives and works in New York. She holds a B.F.A. in Sculpting/AKI- ARTez Netherlands, a M.F.A. in Art Science/ UdK Berlin and was international Scholar at ITP Tisch/ Interactive Telecommunications/ NYU/NYC.

Sindy creates objects/ artifacts/ wearables surrounding the human body in sculptural Installations and Performances. She finds her inspiration in Moral- Philosophy, (Female) Rituals, Spiritual Work and Loneliness Research.

She received the 2010 DAAD Artist- Research Grant on wearable ceramics for the Interactive Telecommunications Program at New York University, where she focused on Fashioning Technology.

Sindy has exhibited nationally and internationally including Grace Space Brooklyn, Dino Eli Gallery/ NY, Lambert Fine Arts Gallery/NY, English Kills Gallery/NY, Museum der Dinge Berlin, Yogiga Expression Gallery/ Seoul, South Korea as well as the Korean Experimental Performance Festival KEAF Seoul, Non Grata's Diverse Universe Tour Europe and USA and the Performance Congress Sacramento/ SoToDo/ USA.

Additionally, she is Principal Dancer at the Butoh Dance Company, Vangeline Theater New York since 2010.

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