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Against a Sharp White Background

Presented by Gallery 360, Northeastern University at Gallery 360 at North Eastern University, Boston MA

Jan 29 2020
Apr 05 2020
Against a Sharp White Background

By way of response, and in chorus with artists and activists such as Glenn Ligon, Shirley Chisholm, and Solange Knowles, Helina Metaferia brings her own seat to the table: in this case, a folding chair and performative intervention into Joseph Kosuth’s foundational conceptual art installation, One and Three Chairs (1965). Throughout her performance work, Metaferia choreographs her own body’s mark-making in relation to the “sharp, white backgrounds” of famous characters in western art

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