April 23, 2019
C Magazine Auction
Lot 8     
Emily Vey Duke and Cooper Battersby

You Are an Amazement
Video still
1 of 5
(10 x 7”)
Estimate $1,250

Courtesy of the artists 

Duke and Battersby work primarily in single channel video, as well as in sculpture and printed matter. This piece represents a still from their video You Are an Amazement (2019). Duke and Battersby are both tenured professors at Syracuse University. Their work has been exhibited around the world, including at the Whitney Museum (New York), Walker Center (Minneapolis), the Institute of Contemporary Art (Philadelphia), the Vancouver Art Gallery (Vancouver),  the New York Video Festival (NYC), the International Short Film Festival (Oberhausen), the European Media Arts Festival (Osnabruck), Impakt (Utrecht), the Images Festival (Toronto) and the International Film Festival of Rotterdam. In 2012, a book about their work was published by Coach House Press.