Artist Talk: Coco Fusco “The Poetics of Discord”

Fri - 04.20.2018 - 5:30 PM

Krannert Art Museum 500 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820


Please join us for a presentation by internationally renowned interdisciplinary artist Coco Fusco, who will present “The Poetics of Discord.”

Coco Fusco is an interdisciplinary artist and writer and the Andrew Banks Endowed Professor of Art at the University of Florida. She is a recipient of a 2014 Cintas Fellowship, a 2013 Guggenheim Fellowship, a 2013 Absolut Art Writing Award, a 2013 Fulbright Fellowship, a 2012 US Artists Fellowship and a 2003 Herb Alpert Award in the Arts. Fusco’s performances and videos have been presented in the 56th Venice Biennale, two Whitney Biennials (2008 and 1993), BAM’s Next Wave Festival, the Sydney Biennale, The Johannesburg Biennial, The Kwangju Biennale, The Shanghai Biennale, InSite O5, Mercosul, Transmediale, The London International Theatre Festival, VideoBrasil and Performa05. Her works have also been shown at the Tate Liverpool, The Museum of Modern Art, The Walker Art Center and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Barcelona. She is represented by Alexander Gray Associates in New York.

Coco Fusco es una artista interdisciplinaria, escritora y Andrew Banks Endowed Professor of Art de la Universidad de Florida. Recibió la beca Cintas en 2014, la beca Guggenheim en 2013, la beca Fulbright en 2013, la fecha US Artists en 2012, y el premio Herb Alpert de las artes en 2003. Sus performances y sus videos han sido incluido en la 56ª Bienal de Venecia, dos bienales del Whitney (2008 y 1993) y el festival Next Wave de BAM, además de las bienales de Sydney, Johanesburgo, Kwangju, y Shanghai; la bienal de InSite en San Diego/Tijuana, Transmediale en Berlin, el festival internacional de teatro de Londres, VideoBrasil y Performa05. Su trabajo ha sido mostrado en el museo Tate de Liverpool, el Museo de Arte Moderno de Nueva York, del Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Barcelona. Ella es respresentada por la galería Alexander Gray Associates en Nueva York.

Please visit http://kam.illinois.edu for more details. More information about the artist is available on cocofusco.com. This event is free and open to the public (donations accepted).