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Photographer, video artist, filmmaker
MFA Fine Arts


BFA, School of the Museum of Fine Arts; MFA, Yale University

One-person exhibitions include

University Art Gallery, University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee; Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects; Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, GA; Art Academy of Cincinnati, OH; MoMA PS1; Galerie Anita Beckers, Frankfurt; Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University; Chalk Horse, Sydney; Grand Arts, Kansas City, MO; Pleasure Dome, Toronto; Adamson Gallery, Washington, DC; Danziger Gallery; Daniel Silverstein Gallery

Group exhibitions include

Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw; Hirschhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC; Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Pasinger Fabrik, Munich; Bergen Art Museum, Norway; Museum of Modern Art; Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas, Austin; Grimm Museum, Berlin; Museo Nacional Reina Sofía, Madrid; Centre Pompidou, Paris; Motus Fort, Tokyo; Honolulu Academy of Arts, HI; Berkeley Art Museum, CA; Getty Museum, Los Angeles

screenings include

Unknown Pleasure Film Festival, Berlin; The Roxie, San Francisco; Off Plus Camera, Krakow; Nashville Film Festival, TN; Harvard Film Archive, Cambridge, MA; Los Angeles Film Festival; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Belfast Film Festival, Ireland; Chicago Underground Film Festival; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Danish Film Institute, Copenhagen; Leeds Film Festival, England; Philadelphia Film Festival; Sundance Film Festival, Park City, UT; New Directors/New Films

Collections include

Museum of Modern Art; Whitney Museum of American Art; Princeton University Art Museum; Yale University Art Gallery; The Saatchi Gallery, London; Zabludowicz Collection, London

Publications include

The New Yorker, Village Voice, San Francisco Chronicle, Artforum, Frieze, Los Angeles Times, Artnews, Variety, Time Out New York, The Believer, The New York Times, Artnet, Vogue, Hollywood Reporter, Washington Post, Art in America, New York magazine, The Nation

awards and honors include

Alice Kimbell English Prize, Yale Universit