An Artist Tries To (Physically) Shift The Gun Debate

Shaun Leonardo is tired of people talking about guns. So, at the Guggenheim, he’s trying something different: “Mr. Leonardo, a former wrestler and college football player (who still has the physique to prove it) announced in advance that the performance would be inspired by one of the roughest sporting traditions to endure in the 21st […]

Grada Kilomba presents her work for the first time in North America

After participating in the 10th Berlin Biennale, Grada Kilomba is presenting her work for the first time in North America at the prestigious The Power Plant in Toronto. Secrets to Tell, inspired by the video installation The Desire Project – an artwork especially created for the 32nd São Paulo Biennale (2016), had its European première last fall at MAAT, in Lisbon. The installation gathers several existing artworks by the artist in a new configuration. Secrets to Tell curated by MAAT’s own Inês Grosso is the first Project Room commission to travel abroad. The Grada Kilomba exhibition is part of MAAT’s ongoing international touring programme which started on June 5 with the presentation of Second Nature: Portuguese Contemporary Art from the EDP Foundation Collection, at the The Kreeger Museum in Washington. This programme also