KW Institute for Contemporary Art presents its autumn programme 2023, which once again explores the self and its representation. In her first major retrospective, Coco Fusco questions the institutional infrastructures that condition presentation, circulation and value creation in art and visual culture. Kameelah Janan Rasheed, winner of the Ernst Schering Foundation Prize for Artistic Research, uses the materiality and legibility of text to bridge the gap between politics and poetry. The exhibition SKIN IN THE GAME presents groundbreaking prototypes from the personal archives of Ruth Buchanan, Otobong Nkanga, Collier Schorr, Rosemarie Trockel, Joëlle Tuerlinckx and Andrea Zittel, focusing on that initial moment of professional and existential emancipation when these artists threw their skin into the game and committed themselves fully to art.
Tomorrow, I Will Become an Island
14 September 23 – 7 January 24
Curators: Anna Gritz, Léon Kruijswijk
Assistant curator: Linda Franken
Coco Fusco – Tomorrow, I Will Become an Island is the first major retrospective of Cuban-American artist Coco Fusco (*1960, US). For more than three decades, Fusco has been an important voice in discourses on representation, feminism, postcolonial theory and institutional critique. Through a broad selection of videos, photographs, texts, installations and live performances from the …
Continue reading the article on DEEDS.NEWS.
Image above: Coco Fusco, Your Eyes Will Be an Empty Word, 2021. video still. Courtesy the artist.