Anthea Behm



Photography, University of Florida


Anthea Behm is Assistant Professor of Photography at the University of Florida and Co-Director of the Interdisciplinary Art & Theory Program at Jack Shainman Gallery Body. She is also a guest editor of Daily Lazy. In terms of her art style, she is a visual artist who works across media with focus on photography, video and performance. Her current work deals with the politics of form, especially as it relates to feminist concern about power and bodies. Her art was exhibited in different cities and has been discussed in The New York Times, Temporary Art Review X-TRA, Kaleidoscope, and Art & Australia.

At THE NEW INSTITUTE Anthea is involved in the program "The Human Condition in the 21st Century".

  • What gives you hope?
    My community, and the critical engagement of my students.

  • How does change happen?
    Change is always already happening, at every moment. What matters is how we individually and collectively harness it.

  • If you could have a conversation with one person (dead or alive) who would it be?
    Theodor Adorno.

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