By championing work in two perennially overlooked forms, artists books and performance art, often by artists who themselves are overlooked, Franklin Furnace’s archive is a repository of what doesn’t easily fit.
An early proponent of feminism, Wilson has been exploring female identity in patriarchal society since the early 1970s.
Who gets remembered and how?
With Martha Wilson acting as a moderator, Schor and Bee discuss how and why in the 1980s they developed M/E/A/N/I/N/G magazine as a forum for and by artists.
Delirious at the Met Breuer is an exhibition filled with beautiful but comparatively polite works by habitually transgressive artists.
At Flux Factory in Queens, Tongue Tide treats other languages as treasure chests of unique expressions.
On April 26, Martha Wilson will bring together a slew of artist-activists for a teach-in.
For Martha Wilson and her collaborators at the Franklin Furnace Archive in New York, the avant-garde spirit is alive and well, and as relevant as ever.
An exhibition explores how the remains of performance art memorialize the past and re-perform for new audiences.
On November 6, the Moving Company will stage a new performance, in which mover Ruby Onyinyechi Amanze will dance in cement shoes and yellow-feathered knee pads, while Tina Wang and Mor Mendel joust with fly swatters.
What do women want?
With recent statistics showing that only 31% of the solo exhibitions at NYC galleries are devoted to women, it comes as a pleasant surprise that over a two-month period this spring there are several exhibitions simultaneously showcasing the work of second-generation feminist artists.