Sal Randolph lives in New York and makes art involving gift economies, social interactions, public spaces and publishing, including Opsound, (an site for the exchange of copyleft music) the Free Biennial and Free Manifesta (a pair of open “biennials”), Free Words (a book infiltrated into bookstores and libraries), and Money Actions (an ongoing series of interventions in which she has given away several thousand dollars to members of the public). She is currently investigating games, recipes, algorithms, codes, and texts, and is writing about about experience and participation in art.
Randolph’s work has been presented in the public environments of New York, Frankfurt am Main, Berlin and other cities, as well as in gallery and museum exhibitions including Manifesta 4, and Don’t Miss in Frankfurt am Main, BüroFriedrich Gallery and the Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst (NGBK) in Berlin, the Palais de Tokyo and Bétonsalon in Paris, La Box in Bourges, Röda Sten in Göteborg, Live Biennale/Western Front in Vancouver, Art Interactive and Oni Gallery in Boston, as well as Art in Odd Places, Cinders Gallery, the Conflux Festival, Glowlab/Christina Ray Gallery, Pace Digital Gallery, and Salvation Gallery in New York.
She lectures, performs, and teaches as a visiting artist and has appeared Cabinet, Conflux Festival, Figment, Hochschule für Gestaltung Offenbach, GEL Conference, Maryland Institute College of Art, Massachusetts College of Art, Milwaukee Art Museum, Open Engagement Conference, P.P.O.W. Hostess Project, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Picnic Festival Amsterdam, Queens College, Rhode Island School of Design, Sixteen Beaver Street, UCRIA Conference (University of California, Berkeley).
Contact Sal: salrandolph [at] gmail [dot] com