Jody Wood is an artist based in NYC working in mediums of social practice, video, photography, and performance. Her recent work reimagines routines in human service agencies, aiming to shift power dynamics and resist stigmas surrounding poverty and care. Her community-based work has been supported by prestigious institutions including A Blade of Grass, Esopus Foundation, Rema Hort Mann Foundation, an ArtPlace America Initiative at McColl Center for Art + Innovation, and through residencies at Headlands Center for the Arts, Yaddo, and Skowhegan School for Painting and Sculpture. Her work has been exhibited internationally at venues such as Manchester School of Art, UK; Parrish Museum of Art in Water Mill, NY; Rond-Point Projects in Marseilles, France, and has been featured in leading national publications such as The Atlantic, Hyperallergic, The Art Newspaper, and MSNBC. She is currently working as an artist in residence at Elijah’s Promise, an anti-poverty service organization in New Jersey, USA.