Question the Wall Itself

Explore culture and identity through interior design and décor at the Walker Art Center’s latest exhibit

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Letters to the Reader, Walid Raad. (Courtesy Paula Cooper Gallery, New York. Photo: Steven Probert)

The Walker Art Center has brought together 23 international and multigenerational artists in its latest exhibition Question the Wall Itself. The show explores cultural belonging and identity through interior spaces and décor. The show is curated by Fionn Meade with Jordan Carter, and shown in the Target, Friedman, and Burnet galleries.

The exhibition includes sculptures, installations, films, videos, photographs, performances, and site-responsive works, presented as a series of rooms. From the prison cell to living room, and the library to the interior garden, many artists drew on their personal, social, and cultural backgrounds to produce works for the show.

An accompanying publication will include new writings and visual essays by participating artists, as well as an extensive photographic walkthrough of the installations with essays by curators Fionn Meade and Jordan Carter, as well as visual arts curator Adrienne Edwards, Walker Art Center’s Bentson Scholar of Moving Image Isla Leaver-Yap, and art historian Robert Wiesenberger.

Question the Wall Itself
Walker Art Center
725 Vineland Place, Minneapolis
November 20, 2016 through May 21, 2017

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