Born in 1980, Yuri Zupancic is an interdisciplinary artist and curator from Dodge City and Lawrence, Kansas now based in Paris, France. Largely self-taught, he creates and exhibits paintings, drawings, sculptures, video art, installations, and music. Raised in the great landscapes of the American West, he continues to find inspiration in nature while exploring the contemporary human condition and the ambigous effects of modern technology.
Yuri’s works have been exhibited at galleries, museums, art fairs, and unconventional spaces in Paris, London, Berlin, New York, San Francisco, Aspen, Sydney, and been published by Huffington Post, WIRED, Juxtapoz, and many others.
Yuri also curates and assists in the curation of museum and gallery exhibitions including Beat Generation at Pompidou Center, Paris, 2016, The Name Is Burroughs at ZKM, Karlsruhe, 2012, and Freak Power at Poster House, NY, 2021. He's a co-founder of PRYZ Agency which works with international artists, estates, and art institutions to organize and facilitate exhibitions and publications.