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Constance DeJong

Professor of Art / Combined media


Constance DeJong is an American artist, writer and performer, producing fiction texts and language/image based work for performance and theater, audio and video installations. She has permanent audio installations in Beacon, NY, London and Seattle.  DeJong has twice collaborated with Tony Oursler on live performances; was a collaborator on “Super Vision,” A Builders Association production (2005); librettist for the opera, “Satyagraha,” composer Philip Glass. Her current work—2016/18— includes “NightWriters” a performance and book project with Triple Canopy and “Radios,” a series of digitally re-engineered vintage radios that play ten tracks performed by DeJong, Jim Fletcher and others. Her first book, Modern Love, will be re-issued in spring 2017 by Primary Information/Ugly Duckling Presse.  The publishers will re-issue in 2018 other books from the imprint Standard Editions which DeJong co-founded with Dorothea Tanning; Tanning's surrealist novel, Abyss.