A.K. Burns is an artists and compulsive collaborator who lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. Using sculpture, video, collage and performed social actions, Burns exploits and perverts utilitarian forms, in an effort to upend the pathology of language and meaning. Burns is a founding member and co-organizer of W.A.G.E. and co-editor of RANDY, an annual trans-feminist arts magazine. Burns has shown and screened works internationally, including the Tate Modern (UK), The Brooklyn Museum (NY), Hessel Museum of Art (NY), Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (CA); Sculpture Center (NY), TAG (Netherlands), and Callicoon Fine Arts (NY). Burns received a BFA from Rhode Island School of Design and an MFA from Bard College, Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts.