Participant Profile

R Stein Wexler

United States / Germany

R Stein Wexler develops research- and process-based community-engaged public space interventions that tell silenced stories. Her work results in community gatherings, process documentation, immersive and interactive installations, workshops, and/or exhibitions. R Stein Wexler’s current work includes a series of installations investigating alternative temporalities in Raleigh, NC, USA; a series of neighborhood safety interventions in Durham, NC, USA; and an ongoing multi-phase remembrance process in Berlin, Germany. Other projects have included a counter-memorial piece in Krakow, Poland and a collaboration with residents of an elderly housing development for gay women in Berlin. Her public art has been supported by Raleigh Arts, the Berlin Senate for Culture and Europe as well as the Duke-Durham Partnership and the Mellon and Z. Smith Reynolds Foundations, among others. R Stein Wexler was an artist in residence at documenta fifteen in Kassel, Germany and a German Chancellor’s Fellow at Berlin’s Center for Art and Urbanistics (ZK/U). She divides her time between Berlin, Germany and Durham, NC, USA.