Trevor Tweeten (b. USA 1983) is a New York-based artist and cinematographer. He holds a BA in Film and Video Art and works at the crossroads between video, sculpture and installation. As a cinematographer, he has realized a number of films and video art projects, ranging from narrative to documentary to experimental. He has worked with many accomplished artists, including long-term collaborations with Richard Mosse, as well as working with Tacita Dean, Anicka Yi, Benjamin Millepied and Sarah Meyohas.
Trevor’s growing body of work in the dance sphere includes LA Dance Project’s Marfa Dance Episodes, Solo at Dusk and The Betweens, Seattle Dance Collective’s Gallop Apace, plus an upcoming project with David Adrian Freeland Jr. He has also created his own movement-based 16mm installations, Running in Eight Directions and Exquisite Corpse, Movement in Five Parts, and he recently filmed an opera by Ben Frost during quarantine entitled The Murder of Halit Yozgat.
Trevor’s work, often noted for its strong imagery and lyrical visual style, has been exhibited internationally, including the Venice Biennale (2013), Barbican Centre, Louisiana Museum, Palais de Tokyo, Akademie der Künste, the National Gallery of Victoria and many others.