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Visiting Artist: Coco Fusco

Coco Fusco (b. 1960, New York City) received a BA in Literature and Society/Semiotics from Brown University, an MA in Modern Thought and Literature from Stanford University, and a Ph.D. in Art and Visual Culture from Middlesex University. Fusco’s work was on view at Manifesta 11, What People Do For Money; All the World’s Futures at the 56th Venice Biennale curated by Okwui Enwezor; and at the Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art in Germany. Fusco’s performances and videos have been included in the 8th Mercosul Biennial in Porto Alegre, Brazil (2010); two Whitney Biennials (2008 and 1993); VideoBrasil in São Paulo (2005); Performa 05 in New York (2005); and Shanghai Biennale in China (2004), among others. Her work has been featured at the Brooklyn Museum (2015); Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin (2015); Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN (2014); Centre Pompidou, Paris (2014); New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York (2013); Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, TX (2012); Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid (2012); and Tate Liverpool, England (2010); among others. Fusco is the recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship, a Guggenheim Fellowship, a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, among several others. Coco Fusco is the Andrew Banks Endowed Chair of the School of Art + Art History at the University of Florida.

Earlier Event: May 25
May "B" Session Begins
Later Event: May 29
Visiting Writer: Chigozie Obioma