Katie Cercone "MAGO POETA"
Katie Cercone "MAGO POETA" 2020
Textile Art: Upcycled clothing, bedsheets, curtains, fabric scraps, sequins, gems, thread and Grandma’s Alice’s bracelet.
Dimensions: 79in x 66.5in
Signed on Verso, Includes Signed Certificate of Authenticity
Katie Cercone *Or Nah* is an artist, scribe, priextexx and spiritual gangsta hailing from the blessed coast. Cercone has performed or shown work in exhibitions at the Brooklyn Museum, Bronx Museum, Dallas Contemporary, Momenta Art, C24 Gallery, Changjiang Museum China, Dodge Gallery, and Aljira Center for Contemporary Art. She has published critical writing in ART PAPERS, White Hot, Posture, Brooklyn Rail, Hysteria, Bitch Magazine, Utne Reader and N.Paradoxa. As co-leader of the radical, queer, transnational feminist collective Go! Push Pops, Cercone spearheaded a 400-women strong takeover of the Whitney Museum in 2014 known as “The Clitney Perennial,” and was awarded the Culture Push Fellowship for Utopian Practice the same year. In 2015 she was a distinguished National Endowment for the Arts Fellow for the U.S.-Japan Exchange Program in Tokyo (JUSFC). Her work has been featured in Dazed, MILK, Interview, Japan Times, Huffington Post, ART 21, Hyperallergic, PAPER, Art Fag City, Washington Post, and Art Net TV among others. Cercone has curated shows for Momenta Art, KARST (UK), Cue Art Foundation, Local Project, and NurtureArt. Cercone is adjunct faculty at the School of Visual Arts where she teaches “GENDER TROUBLE” in the Visual & Critical Studies Department. Katie was awarded the Franklin Furnace Award Fund in 2020.
Learn more about her artworks and exhibitions on our website.
This artwork is currently featured in The Untitled Space group show " UNRAVELED: Confronting The Fabric Of Fiber Art" On View at The Untitled Space from April 17 - May 28th, 2021. For more info visit: https://untitled-space.com/