Michael Woody’s work addresses tensions between origin and representation. Michael has an MFA in New Media from the University of Illinois and an MFA in Painting from the Savannah College of Art and Design. He has exhibited works in video festivals and galleries including the Ende Tymes Festival and Vaudeville Park in Brooklyn, Park Side Cinema in Chicago, The Arts Armory in Pasadena, One Minute Films in the London, Naples and Hong Kong, and The AC Institute in New York City. Michael’s experimental sound work has been broadcast in Chicago, New York state, and Mexico City through the Radius Project, and in the UK at Tyneside Cinema as part of the Reuse Aloud series. He is currently listed on the Transmission Arts Database as an important artist working in the field. His video and photography work have been featured in several Literary and Arts Journals including The Journal of Short Film, The Cutbank Literary Journal and Out of Nothing. Michael’s initial work from The Arlington Project was featured in Chicago's Bad at Sports and was listed by NewCityArt as being a part of one of the 11 best shows in Chicago and the Midwest. He has been a fellow at several artist residencies including The Santa Fe Art Institute, The Wassaic Project, The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and The MacDowell Colony.