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About to Happen

Cecilia Vicuña

Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans, Louisiana, USA 03/16/2017 – 06/18/2017

Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen traces the artist’s long career to stage a conversation about discarded and displaced people, places, and things in a time of global climate change. The first major U.S. solo exhibition of the influential Chilean-born artist is comprised of Vicuña’s multidisciplinary work in performance, sculpture, drawing, video, text, and site-specific installations over the course of the

Selection of Precarios, 1966-2017. Site-specific installation. 110 found-object sculptures: stone, shells, glass, wood, plastic, thread, net, seeds, paper, cloth, detritus, sand. Dimensions variable. Courtesy of Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans. Alex Marks Photography. Quipus Visceral, 2017. Site-specific wool installation. Colors: adobe, aster, chianti, fleshtone, lilac, magenta, periwinkle, plum, sand, waterlily. Dimensions variable. Courtesy of Contemporary