Be sure to check out the upcoming lecture, The Right to Have Rights: Cuban Artists Challenge the State, our friends at the Griot Institute for the Study of Black Lives & Cultures has planned for this Wednesday! For more information, please visit their website: bucknell.edu/GriotSpringSeries.
An interdisciplinary artist and writer, Coco Fusco is a recipient of a 2018 Rabkin Prize for ArtCriticism, a 2016 Greenfield Prize, a 2014 Cintas Fellowship, a 2013 Guggenheim Fellowship, a 2013 Absolut Art Writing Award, a 2013 Fulbright Fellowship, a 2012 U.S. Artists Fellowship and a 2003 Herb Alpert Award in the Arts. Fusco’s performances and videos have been presented in the 56th Venice Biennale, Frieze Special Projects, Basel Unlimited, two Whitney Biennials, and several other international exhibitions. Her works are in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, The Walker Art Center, the Centre Pompidou, and the Museum of Contemporary Art of Barcelona. Fusco is a Professor of Art at Cooper Union and the author of Dangerous Moves: Performance and Politics in Cuba (2015), English is Broken Here: Notes on Cultural Fusion in the Americas (1995), The Bodies that Were Not Ours, and Other Writings (2001), and A Field Guide for Female Interrogators (2008). She is the editor of Corpus Delecti: Performance Art of the Americas (1999) and Only Skin Deep: Changing Visions of the American Self (2003). She contributes regularly to The New York Review of Books and numerous art publications. Fusco received her B.A. in Semiotics from Brown University, her M.A. in Modern Thought and Literature from Stanford University, and her Ph.D. in Art and Visual Culture from Middlesex University.
Co-sponsored by The Samek Art Museum and the Department of Art & Art History. Funding is provided, in part, by the University Lectureship Committee.