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Donald Daedalus

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Donald Daedalus is an artist working in New York City and Washington. His interdisciplinary work employs case studies that anchor a constellation of themes that are present in the case studies. Central topics include subjective experience of constructed space; penal architecture; nostalgia; as found in case studies of the Manhattan Grid; the Eastern State Penitentiary; John Kellogg, respectively. Daedalus has received commissions from En Foco magazine, Franklin Furnace Fund, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, the Foundation for Contemporary Arts and has presented his work at apexart (New York), the Wye (Berlin), the White Building (London), Manesse/Annex (Zurich). He earned a BA in Philosophy and Interdisciplinary Visual Arts at the University of Washington an MFA at the San Francisco Art Institute. In 2012 he participated in Sound Development City’s seminal expedition. He has published several books on seeing, photography, and digital media.