Perry Bard is an artist living in New York. She works individually and collaboratively on interdisciplinary projects for public space. She has worked with community groups to address issues of media representation engineering site specific public video installations for the Staten Island Ferry Terminal Building in New York and for Market Square in Middlesbrough UK. Public interventions about the war in Iraq include a mobile truckside billboard traveling the streets of New York, magazine ads and coffee cup sleeves featuring artifacts missing from the Baghdad Museum. Her current web and public space project Man With A Movie Camera: The Global Remake invites participation in a mashup of a 1929 film belonging to world cultural history.
Bard has exhibited video and installations internationally, at the Museum of Modern Art New York, the Montreal Biennial, Sao Paolo Biennial, Ars Electronica, Transmediale, Reina Sofia Museum Madrid, Shang Elements Museum Beijing, amongst others. Her work is featured in Digital Currents: Art in the Electronic Age by Margot Lovejoy, and has been reviewed online and offline in Artforum, Art in America, Flash Art, Lapiz, Springerin, The New Art Examiner. She teaches in the Graduate Fine Arts Department at School of Visual Arts NY, is a contributor to Afterimage Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism and has curated film/video exhibitions for the Reina Sofia Museum Madrid, Art in General NY.