"I am reading about, and working on, what it means when a foreign substance … enters the body, and the fragility of being human" -- Anita Glesta

We talked with Anita Glesta, multi-disciplinary artist, about everything from soup to the biology of the human body to global connectivity. 

Anna McNay Meets... Anita Glesta

WATERSHED Red Hook hopes raise awareness on climate change impacts and mitigation strategies for neighborhoods like Red Hook

When I returned to New York after the 2009 Climate Change conference in Copenhagen, I kept thinking about the island of Manhattan as a fragile piece of earth, far closer to the Atlantic Ocean than we realize as we go about our daily lives. And so I began the WATERSHED project.

Miami Beach’s Satellite Art Fair Draws the Interactive into Its Orbit

The artist talks about the motivation behind her brightly coloured projection of frenzied fish on to the National Theatre as part of the Totally Thames festival

Review of the GERNIKA/GUERNICA installation at the Arthur M. Sackler Museum of Art and Archaeology at Peking University, Beijing by Lilly Wei in the March issue of Sculpture magazine
Watershed is projected on the corner of Mott and Prince Street for the New Ideas City Festival.
Watershed is featured in the Spring Break Art Show, Wish Meme.
REVERSE and Designcircuit are pleased to present a series of talks in conjunction with the Crisis As Calling competition, which solicits innovative, design-based solutions to situations or conditions caused by crisis.
Integrated landscape installation, Census, is nominated for the international award for public art.
ARTPORT_making waves presents Anita Glesta's WATERSHED as part of the VOLTA Art Fair. 2013
Feature article in ARTE!Brasileiros about WATERSHED at VOLTA Art Fair, New York, March 2013
La artista neoyorkina Anita Glesta el jueves en 'Forum' 25/4/2012.
As part of the project Marks of Memory, Anita Glesta's Guernica exhibition opens 18/10/2012.
MOCAK Museum of Contemporary Art in Kraków presents "Guernica" by Anita Glesta 19 October 2012–27January 2013
Artist Anita Glesta’s Gernika/Guernica: Desde el Cielo Hasta el Fondo (from the Heavens to the Core)
School of Visual Arts is offering “Reconfiguring Site: New Approaches to Public Art and Architecture,” in which participants engage the streetscape to produce active and interactive experiences.
Artists Reconsider Their Roles in Our Society Through Residency Program
Artist Anita Glesta is interviewed by Whitney Curator Elisabeth Sussman about her recent installation "PUTTI FOR SARA" and her other work at a NYFA sponsored evening in January 2010.
Making art that counts! City sculptor Anita Glesta used number of notions in census HQ plan
Count on Design: Anita Glesta's Census Project opens for the United States General Services Administration's Art in Architecture Program (GSA) at the United States Census Bureau Headquarters in Suitland, MD
Gernika / Guernica: Desde El Cielo Hasta El Fondo / Hell Castings from Heaven
Artist Anita Glesta Creates CENSUS Public Art Project
Art exhibition shows how gender and climate change are inter-related.
Ellen Driscoll & Anita Glesta, In Conversation, Clip 1 Web Only/Posted Dec 2007

Return to the Heartland: Part Eight

Art and Humanist Ideals: Contemporary Perspectives by William Blake highlights the project Guernica.

Anita Glestas's sculpture in the Yurong Water Garden is featured in the historical walk of Sydney.

Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney 1997

Anita Glesta's Echo Faraday Wood outdoor installation opens in Sydney.