Adelita Husni-Bey: Chiron, 22 Jan 2019 — 14 Apr 2019
Exhibitions

Adelita Husni-Bey: Chiron

New Museum, 235 Bowery

The New Museum presents the first solo exhibition by Italian artist Adelita Husni-Bey in New York, curated by Helga Christoffersen.

For “Chiron,” the artist has created a new site-specific installation incorporating several of her films to date, including the premiere of a major new work. ‘In Chiron (2019), Husni-Bey collaborates with lawyers working for UnLocal, an organisation dedicated to providing pro-bono legal representation to undocumented immigrants and their families facing deportation in New York. The work takes its title from the Greek mythological figure Chiron, evoking the notion of the wounded healer, and touches on urgent themes such as migration and displacement.’ Chiron continues Husni-Bey’s ongoing exploration of collectivity and the human and social consequences of imperialist ventures.

 

Contacts & Details
OPENING:
tue, wed, fri, sat, sun 11:00 am – 6:00 pm; thu 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

CLOSING DAYS:
mon

T: +1 212 219 1222
M: info@newmuseum.org
W: Adelita Husni-Bey: Chiron

ADDRESS
New Museum, 235 Bowery

ESTABLISHED
1977
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