Coco Fusco lives in New York. Fusco is an interdisciplinary artist and writer who explores the politics of gender, race, war, and identity in videos, performances and installations.
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Her work incorporates large-scale projections, closed-circuit television, web-based live streaming performances, as well as performances at cultural events that engage with the audience.
At Liverpool Biennial 2016 Fusco presents her recent performance, Observations of Predation in Humans: A Lecture by Dr. Zira, co-commissioned with Frieze Projects. Drawing from primatology, neuroscience, and evolution, the lecture provides a commentary on contemporary forms of aggression and predatory behaviour relating to the desire for resources in post-industrial societies.
Her work has been included in numerous exhibitions such as the 56th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy (2015); the Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art, Göteborg, Sweden (2015); the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA (2014); Centre Pompidou, Paris, France (2014); New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, USA (2013); and the Whitney Biennial, New York, USA (2008, 1993).
Observations of Predation in Humans: A Lecture by Dr. Zira, Animal Psychologist, 2016
Performed at the Florrie on 8 October 2016