Corinne Botz is a Brooklyn-based photographic artist, writer and filmmaker. Botz works on long-term projects; her process involves photographing, extensive research, recording oral histories and videos, archiving the material and presenting inter-related exhibitions and books. She often focuses her camera on the residue of daily life that signal expired moments of normalcy before trauma.
Botz’s photographs have been internationally exhibited at such institutions as the Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, Illinois; Wurttembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany; De Appel, Amsterdam; and Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK. She has had solo exhibitions at Benrubi Gallery and Bellwether Gallery in New York City; Hemphill Fine Arts in Washington D.C. and RedLine Gallery in Denver, Colorado. Botz is the author of Haunted Houses (Monacelli Press, 2010) and The Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death (Monacelli Press, 2004). Her work has been reviewed in publications such as The NewYork Times, Foam Magazine, Bookforum, Art Papers, Modern Painters, Washington Post, The Boston Globe, The Village Voice, Exit, Slate, Time: Lightbox and Ciel Variable.
Botz earned her BFA from Maryland Institute, College of Art and her MFA from Milton Avery School of the Arts, Bard College. She is the recipient of residencies at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture; Atlantic Center for the Arts; Akademie Schloss Solitude and Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. She has received grants from New York Foundation for the Arts and the Jerome Foundation. Botz is on the faculty of International Center of Photography and John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Botz is represented by Benrubi Gallery in NYC.