ANITA GLESTA’S work encompasses numerous approaches from object making to time based installation sculpture, including digital technologies.
Recent video projections explore the built urban environment through outside projections.
The project WATERSHED was a video installation projected on the face of the Royal National Theater on the Thames, London in 2015 during the Paris Climate Change conference. In 2017, WATERSHED was projected as an immersive video on the enormous sidewalk of the Brooklyn Public Library, Red Hook in commemoration of the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. Other immersive video installation venues have included The Customs House at Ellis Island, Big Screen Plaza, NY, The New Museum “Ideas City Festival” and, the Princeton Arts Council.
Her work has been included in numerous group exhibitions internationally and her solo exhibitions include the Museum of Contemporary Art, Krakow (MOCAK), the Peking University Museum of Art and Archaeology, Beijing, the Hudson River Museum, Black and White Gallery, Museo de Arte y Antropologia, La Paz, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, White Columns, NY, Five Myles Gallery and others.
Glesta is the recipient of many grants and awards including the Australia Council, NYFA, NYSCA, Pollock/Krasner and others. Her work has been reviewed in major magazines and journals including BOMB, Studio International, Art News, Hyperallergic and more. A "Native New Yorker", Glesta lives and works in Brooklyn, NY