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Friday, August 03, 2007

Summer A.I.R @ vertexList: Scot Kaplan

vertexList has the pleasure to announce our summer resident artist: Scot Kaplan.
To make a studio visit appointment please call 646 258 3792 or email info(at)

30 Cakes, video
Running time approx 4 minutes

In the video 30 Cakes artist Scot Kaplan has asked thirty women of varying ages and ethnicities to select a cake, present it to him, and hit him with it.

Scot Kaplan has lived and worked across the United States since receiving his MFA in sculpture from the University of Pennsylvania. The forms that his artwork’s take range from experiencial installations, to multimedia interactive objects, to performance and video. He has exhibited widely both across the US and internationally most recently with his piece Control Room which debuted in Stellenbosch, South Africa in 2006. Mr. Kaplan currently holds an Assistant Professor of Fine Art position at The Ohio State University

Some additional information about Scot Kaplan, as well as published reviews of his work and video excerpts can be found at the following web addresses.



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