Coco Fusco

Coco Fusco, Artist and Professor, Cooper Union, Brooklyn, USA

Coco Fusco is an interdisciplinary artist and writer. She has received numerous awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, an American Academy of Arts and Letters Award, a Latinx Art Fellowship, a Fulbright Fellowship and a Herb Alpert Award in the Arts. Fusco’s performances and videos have been presented at the 56th Venice Biennale, Frieze Special Projects, Basel Unlimited, three Whitney Biennials (2022, 2008, 1993) and other international exhibitions. Her works are part of the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), the Art Institute of Chicago, the Walker Art Center, the Centre Pompidou, the Imperial War Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Art of Barcelona (MACBA). She is the author of Dangerous Moves: Performance and Politics in Cuba (2015), English is Broken Here: Notes on Cultural Fusion in the Americas (1995), The Bodies That Were Not Ours: And Other Writings (2001) and A Field Guide for Female Interrogators (2008). She is represented by Alexander Gray Associates of New York City and is a Professor of Art at the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. The solo retrospective of Fusco’s works, Tomorrow I Will Become an Island, opens at the KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, in September 2023, accompanied by a monograph published by Thames & Hudson.