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Coco Fusco

Friday, March 05, 2010 @ 2:00pm, Salon E

"Unexpected Desire"

Coco Fusco (Ph.D. Middlesex University, M.A. Stanford University,
B.A. Brown University) is a New York-based interdisciplinary
artist, writer and director of Intermedia Initiatives at Parsons
The New School for Design. She has performed, lectured, exhibited
and curated around the world since 1988. She is a recipient
of a 2003 Herb Alpert Award in the Arts. Fusco's performances
and videos have been included in two Whitney Biennials (2008
and 1993), the Sydney Biennale, The Johannesburg Biennial, The
Kwangju Biennale, The Shanghai Biennale, InSite O5, Transmediale,
The London International Theatre Festival, VideoBrasil
and Performa05. She is the author of 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 also the editor of Corpus Delecti: Performance
Art of the Americas (1999) and Only Skin Deep: Changing Visions of
the American Self (2003).

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