Daniel Giles is an artist and educator based in Rotterdam. His practice and research explore modes of representation, in particular how identity becomes embedded within visual and material cultures. His work takes shape through studio practice as well as collaborative, research based, and performative approaches. Giles received his MFA from Northwestern University and BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 2013. Giles’ work has been exhibited, performed and screened at venues including The Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; El Museo Tamayo, Mexico City; Contemporary Arts Museum Houston; Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago; Tufts University Art Galleries, Medford, MA; and Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Seattle WA. Giles is Course Director and Associate Professor at the Master Fine Art at the Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam.