Michael Delacruz

Location: London, England
Bio:

I aman artist and art theorist currently living and working in London, United Kingdom. Originally educated in Art History (Columbia University), and Operations Research (Stanford University), I spent my early careeras an officer in the United States Marine Corps and in U.S. Army Special Operations and Defense Intelligence. I most recently served as counterinsurgency operations analyst for the Office of theSecretary of Defense, Washington D.C. beforebeginning a PhD in Fine Art (painting) at the Slade School of Fine Art, University College London in 2008. My current area of research is in the applicability of Attic tragedyas a model for contemporary art's engagement in the public sphere, particularly with regard to the collectivejustification for and social cost ofwarfare.My anticipated degree awardisin Fall 2013.

Exhibitions:

Student Group Exhibition, PostCrypt Gallery, Columbia University, New York, New York, May 1989
"Pinturas Religiosas", Solo Exhibition, Graham Gallery,Albuquerque, New Mexico, September 1990
"The View From Here", PhDGroup Exhibition, BBC Studios/Slade Research Centre, London,February 2009
"Making Sense" Conferenceand Exhibition,Video Installation, Cambridge University, October 2009
"Refractions of Isthmia I",multimedia installation, Slade Research Centre, London,February 2010
"Surplus to Requirements", PhDGroup Exhibition, Slade Research Centre, London, February 2011
"Refractions of Isthmia II", collaborative installation, Slade Research Centre, London,April 2011
"Making Space", PhD Group Exhibition, Slade Research Centre, London, February 2012 (forthcoming)