Coco Fusco is a New York based interdisciplinary artist and writer. Fusco's performances include Votos (2000), Stuff (with Nao Bustamente 1996-99), Sudaca Enterprises (1997), The Last Wish (1997), Rights of Passage (1997), Mexarcane (1995) and Two Undiscovered Amerindians Visit the West (1992-1994). Her work has been included in The Whitney Biennial, the Sydney Biennial, The Johannesburg Biennial, The Kwangju Biennale, The Bienal Barro de America in Caracas, The International Art Festival of Medellin, The London International Theatre Festival, the National Review of Live Art, The International Performance Festival in Odense, Denmark, the Hull Time Based Arts Festival. Her videos include PochoNovela (1995) and The Couple in the Cage (1993) and Havana Postmodern: The New Cuban Art, all of which have been broadcast on public television.
She has performed, lectured, exhibited and curated throughout the U.S., Europe, Canada, Australia, South Africa and Latin America. She is the author of ENGLISH IS BROKEN HERE (1995) and the editor of Corpus Delecti: Performance Art of the Americas (1999). A new collection of her essays and performance texts since 1995 will be published by Routledge in 2001. She is an associate professor at the Tyler School of Art of Temple University.
In December, Fusco will present a new performance entitled Out of Place at the new Kunsthalle in Vienna. She is currently creating a video installation for the Unpacking Europe exhibition that will be part of Rotterdam's European Cultural Capital events in 2001. Fusco is also curating a comprehensive exhibition on racial taxonomy in American photography for the International Center for Photography that will open in 2002.
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