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Wangechi Mutu: The End of eating Everything
Sat September 15 @ 11:00 am | 5:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018
An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until November 25, 2018
An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 25, 2018
Wangechi Mutu’s animated video The End of eating Everything features the singer Santigold as a post-apocalyptic being hovering in a darkened sky. Her bulbous, tumor-like body, covered in human limbs and machine parts, throbs and emits plumes of smoke as she greedily devours a flock of birds. Mutu’s monstrous creation suggests the destructive—and ultimately self-imposed—nature of our drive to consume.
This video is shown in conjunction with the exhibition Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design, on view in our Butler Gallery from October 14, 2018 through January 06, 2019.
Organized by Claire Howard, Assistant Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Blanton Museum of Art