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Carolee Schneemann Exhibition Tour with Kenneth White

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Join Schneemann scholar Kenneth White for a special tour of Carolee Schneemann: Body Politics, focusing on some of the exhibition’s highlights.

Schneemann was a radical artist who remains a feminist icon and point of reference for numerous contemporary artists to this day. Addressing urgent topics from sexual expression and the objectification of women to human suffering and the violence of war, her work is concerned with the precarious lived experience of humans and animals.

The exhibition will feature the artist’s early paintings; her experimental sculptural assemblages and kinetic works; her pioneering performance work in which she used her own body as a medium; her ground-breaking group performances; as well as her lyrical films and immersive multi-media installations. With over 200 objects and rarely seen archival material, this exhibition positions Schneemann as one of the most relevant, provocative and inspiring artists of the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries.

Kenneth White is assistant professor of film studies in the Cinema Department at Binghamton University, State University of New York. He edited the books Carolee Schneemann: Unforgivable (Black Dog, 2015) and, with Annette Michelson, Michael Snow (October File) (MIT Press, 2019). His essay “Hello, Darkness: A Story of Collage and War” appears in the exhibition catalogue for Carolee Schneemann: Body Politics

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