Lynn Lukkas
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Lynn Tjernan Lukkas is a filmmaker, artist, and curator. She is internationally recognized for her narrative films, film installations, collaborative media performance projects with opera, dance, and theater, and her media-arts curatorial projects. She is currently on a 2023 UK Fulbright Fellowship to Scotland conducting research for her current narrative film trilogy set in Iceland, the Faroe Islands and the Shetland Islands (Scotland). She has received fellowships from the Bush Foundation, the McKnight Foundation, and the Jerome Foundation among others. Lukkas’ curatorial project, Covered in Time and History: The Films of Ana Mendieta, co-curated with Howard Oransky, had a three-year international tour (2015 – 2019) that included, the Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin; Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris; and the Berkley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archives, San Francisco. Lukkas was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA in 1956. She received a BFA from the University of Minnesota and an MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1988. She is currently a Professor in the Department of Art at the University of Minnesota.