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Jota Mombaça, still from waterwill (2022, work-in-progress). Video with color, sound. Courtesy the artist.


October 27, 2022–January 28, 2023 Opening reception: October 27, 5–7pm see: in the absence of place the planet’s foreigner exits any sense of geography locality is lost, not here nor there. stuck in movement (in the tide) –Jota Mombaça, excerpt from what is coming for you is only dawn (2022) The interdisciplinary artist's first solo show in the US, Jota Mombaça: THE SINKING SHIP/PROSPERITY, is…

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Simone Leigh: Façade, 2022. Thatch, steel, and wood, dimensions variable. Satellite, 2022. Bronze, 24 feet x 10 feet x 7 feet 7 inches (overall). Courtesy of the artist and Matthew Marks Gallery. Photo: Timothy Schenck. © Simone Leigh.

US Pavilion at the Venice Biennale presents Loophole of Retreat: Venice

October 7–9, 2022 Loophole of Retreat: Venice, a gathering of Black women and femme intellectuals—performers, writers, filmmakers, artists, and activists—will take place October 7-9 at the Fondazione Giorgio Cini, expanding the U.S. Pavilion's presentation of artist Simone Leigh's work at the 59th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia. The project builds on the…

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