Participant Profile

Tyler Coburn

United States
New York

Tyler Coburn is an artist, writer, and teacher based in New York. He received a BA in Comparative Literature from Yale University and an MFA in Art from the University of Southern California. He also served as a fellow in the Whitney Independent Study Program from 2014-2015.

Coburn’s work has been presented at numerous venues including Centre Pompidou, Paris; Bergen Kunsthall; Hayward Gallery, London; Para Site, Hong Kong; and Kunstverein Munich. He recently exhibited at Fig., Tokyo (2023), Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein (2022), and OGR, Turin (2021)—and performed at San Serriffe, Amsterdam (2023), a.p., Berlin (2023), Canal Projects, New York (2022), and JOAN, Los Angeles (2020). Coburn is the author of four books: I’m that angel (2012); Robots Building Robots (2013), published by CCA Glasgow; and Richard Roe (2019) and Solitary (2022), both published by Sternberg Press. His texts have appeared in e-flux journal, Frieze, Dis, Mousse, ArtReview, LEAP, and Rhizome.