Still from Buttons’ Trip, 2010. HD video. Courtesy of the artist. 

 
 

Kara Crombie is a moving images and sound artist who lives and works in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is a recipient of the Pew Fellowship in the Arts, MacDowell Colony Fellowship, Headlands Center for the Arts Fellowship, Millay Colony Fellowship, Sacatar Institute Fellowship, and a Fleisher Art Memorial Wind Challenge Artist. Her work has been exhibited and screened at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Art Alliance, Fleisher Ollman, Vox Populi Gallery, Pageant Soloveev Gallery, and Art Space in New Haven, CT. She was a member of the art collective Vox Populi from 2006–2011. Since 2015 she has been working with the Monument Lab: Creative Speculations for Philadelphia project at The Penn Institute for Urban Research to create a monument for Franklin Square in 2017. Kara is currently an Assistant Professor of Photographic Imaging and Digital Video Production at the Community College of Philadelphia.