Brydee Rood b.1978 Takapuna New Zealand
Master of Fine Arts 2007 | Fulbright Scholar 2012
Fresh from presenting her selected project, Survival River Series, in the 6th Balance Unbalance Conference with Plymouth University and The Eden Project in Cornwall England. She is presently a recipient of the Stipendien Stiftung Künstlerdorf Schöppingen in Germany, where she is creating a light performance for Licht Kunst Nacht 2017.
Her interdisciplinary arts practice is influenced by patterns of environmental change, waste, climate & materiality in an ever-changing globalised world fuelling new collaborative work onsite at a local level.
2015 projects included conducting a new live performance collaboration in India at Healing Hills Art Residency & the Matheran Green Festival. Recently her art & installations were exhibited at Auckland Diwali Festival with Auckland Art Gallery, Artisterium#7 Tbilisi Georgia, SALE Parallel Programme – Manifesta#10 in St Petersburg and W139, The Netherlands. Residencies include the CEMETI Art House in Indonesia awarded by the Asia:NZ Foundation 2016, Headlands Centre for the Arts San Francisco USA & Van Gogh Huis, The Netherlands.
Check out this video footage of Brydee’s former works: https://vimeo.com/51975769
You can also go online to her blog here! http://brydeerood.blogspot.co.nz/