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Brandon Neubauer studied at New York University where he received his BFA in film and television from the Tisch School of the Arts in 2000.  Upon graduating he began to work as a documentary filmmaker and cinematographer.   His award winning work has been featured in documentaries screened on HBO and Showtime, and recent credits include various video projects for Time Magazine and Sports Illustrated.

In 2014 he will participate in the Winter Workspace program at the Wave Hill in the Bronx, where he will mount his first solo show in New York City later that spring.

He has attended numerous art residencies since 2006 including I-ParkUcrossThe MacDowell Colony, The Anderson Center at Tower View, Chasham North, Constance Saltonstall Foundation For the Arts and The Vermont Studio Center.   He was awarded the BRIC Media Arts Fellowship in 2008 and a grant from the Jerome Foundation of St. Paul in 2012.

His first solo-exhibition, Fractured Landscapes, took place during the summer of 2005 while an artist in residence at Life Bomb, an art space in Berlin, Germany.   In the Fall of 2010 his work was acquired into the permanent collection of The James, an art-themed hotel where his work is on permanent display.  In the Summer of 2011 his work will be featured in the upcoming hard cover publication of Infinite Instances: Studies and Images of Time a book by Olga Ast exploring the notion of time from a critical, scientific and artistic perspective.

He has participated in group exhibitions throughout New York City, including: Surfeit, Zone: Chelsea (2004), Repeat After Me, Flux Factory (2006), Impossibly Familiar, Art Gotham (2007), and Open Ground East, Nuevo Estilo Unisex (2008), ArcheTime, The Tank Space (2009), and Art @TheJames, at the James Hotel in SoHo (2010), Chain Letter, at Shoshana Wayne Gallery (2011), A Window Through Time, at the Red Wing Depot and Black Manifold, at Disjecta Center for Contemporary Art and the Schneider Museum of Art (2013).

From 2002-2006 he worked as an environmental activist as a member of Time’s UP!, an environmental advocacy group based in Manhattan’s East Village. As a member he led a year-long campaign in preparation for the nationwide convergence in protest of the Republican National Convention in 2004. During that year he was featured in an extensive article in New York Magazine and quoted in The New York Times, The Village Voice, and interviewed on Democracy Now!. In 2005 he was singled-out, along with three other activists, in a civil suit by the city of New York for publicizing Critical Mass, a monthly bicycle celebration occurring in over 400 cities around the world. The case was dropped in 2007. In recent years, the extensive infiltration of Time’s UP! events, Critical Mass and the questionable surveillance of Neubauer and other peaceful activists has come to light through reporting by the New York Times.