Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen

July 11–October 14, 2018

This first survey of Vicuña’s work stages a conversation about discarded and displaced people, places, and things in a time of global climate change.

  • Cecilia Vicuña: Selection of Precarios, 1966–2017; 110 found-object sculptures; stone, shells, glass, wood, plastic, thread, net, seeds, paper, cloth, detritus, sand; dimensions variable. Installation view, Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, 2017. Photo: Alex Marks.

  • Cecilia Vicuña: Arco arrayán; mixed media; 12 x 16 x 4 in. Installation view, Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, 2017. Photo: Alex Marks.

  • Cecilia Vicuña: We the People (Nosotros, el pueblo), 2016; hand-written and sewn text on canvas, red thread, colored pencil. Installation view, Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, 2017. Photo: Alex Marks.

  • Cecilia Vicuña: Plastic Wind, n.d.; mixed media; dimensions variable. Installation view, Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, 2017. Photo: Alex Marks.

  • Cecilia Vicuña: still from Semiya, 2015; video; color, sound. Installation view, Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, 2017. Photo: Alex Marks.

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