On October 5, 2007, Kristin Lucas became the most current version of herself when she succeeded in legally changing her name from Kristin Sue Lucas to Kristin Sue Lucas in a Superior Court of California courtroom. Refresh presents transcripts of courtroom discussions between Lucas and the presiding judge that enter into philosophical territory as they debate change, its perceived meaning, and its relation to law.
Kristin Lucas is an artist working in the realms of digital art, video, performance, intervention, sculpture, and installation. She investigates visions of future; the effects of an accumulation of rapid spread, flash-in-the-pan technology; and the impact of the digital medium on perceptions of time and space. Recent solo exhibitions were held at And/Or Gallery, Dallas (2008); Postmasters, New York City (2007); John Erickson Museum of Art, Weimar, Germany (2007); Or Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia (2006). Recent group shows and screenings at Neuberger Museum, SUNY Purchase (2008); Edith Russ Site for Media Art, Oldenburg, Germany (2008); ACC Galerie, Weimar, Germany (2008); The Lab, San Francisco (2008). Lucas’s work was exhibited in the 1997 Whitney Biennial. She has performed solo at the Museum of Modern Art, San Jose Museum of Art, Pacific Film Archive, Artists Space, as well as others. Lucas was the recipient of the Urban Visionaries Award for Emerging Talent, Cooper Union (2003); Jerome Foundation Grant for New Media (2002); Saint-Gervais Geneva Prize, 9th International Biennial of the Moving Image (2001). Lucas received her BFA from The Cooper Union in 1994 and her MFA from Stanford University in 2006.