About the artist, McNamara Ryan
Ryan McNamara (born 1979) is an American artist known for fusing dance, theater, and history into situation-specific, collaborative performances Ryan McNamara is a Brooklyn based artist who is known for blending different practices of dance, theater, and history in his work. His works are often situation-specific, and tend to be collaborative or participatory.
McNamara has held performances and exhibitions at The Kitchen, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, The Watermill Performance Center, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, Lehmann Maupin, The Whitney Museum of American Art, MoMA PS1, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany; and The Museum of Modern Art. His work is in the permanent collection of The Museum of Modern Art.