Mierle Laderman Ukeles

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Mierle Laderman Ukeles

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First Name

Mierle Laderman

Surname or Business Name

Ukeles

Years Affiliated

2019-2021

Birth Date

1939

Birthplace

United States

Occupation

Artist

Biographical Text

Mierle Laderman Ukeles is an influential pioneer of maintenance art. Her work also revolves around feminist art. She is best known for her Manifesto for Maintenance Art 1969! Proposal for an Exhibition “CARE” (1969), a proposal for an exhibition to display maintenance work as contemporary art. Since 1977, she has been an unsalaried artist-in-residence at the New York City Department of Sanitation where she creates art that deals with urban waste flows, recycling, ecology, urban sustainability, and our power to transform degraded land and water into healthy inhabitable public places.

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Citation

“Mierle Laderman Ukeles,” NTU CCA Singapore Digital Archive, accessed May 23, 2022, https://ntuccasingapore.omeka.net/items/show/733.