Daniel Joseph Martinez was born in Los Angeles and lives in Los Angeles, USA. He has been considered one of the most important and articulate artists of his generation and is noted for his controversial and provocative public art projects. He first made a name for himself in the so-called culture wars of the nineties (most famously with his "I can't imagine ever wanting to be white" intervention at the 1993 Whitney Biennial. In his art making of the last two decades, Martinez has embraced the role of a catalyst through installation, visual arts, performance, public art, writing and curating.
source: Dublin Docklands
Shock Treatment, Without Anesthesia, or: This Isn't A Nice Neighborhood
Recent Work by Daniel Joseph Martinez, SF Camerawork
Oct. 29 - Nov. 30, 2002, reviewed by David Buuck