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Prospect New Orleans Announces Participating Artists for Its Fourth Edition

The list of participating artists for Prospect.4, titled “The Lotus in Spite of the Swamp,” has been made public. The triennial exhibition, spread across seventeen venues in New Orleans, will feature seventy-three artists from “North America, Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa, Asia, and the European powers that colonized New Orleans, addressing issues of identity, displacement, and cultural hybridity within the context of the celebration of the city’s tricentennial,” according to an announcement from the event’s organizers. This year’s exhibition, which opens on November 18, 2017, and runs through February 25, 2018, is organized by Trevor Schoonmaker, the chief curator of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University.

The participating artists are:

Larry Achiampong
b. 1984, London
Resides in London

Derrick Adams
b. 1970, Baltimore, MD
Resides in Brooklyn, NY

Abbas Akhavan
b. 1977, Tehran
Resides in Toronto

John Akomfrah
b. 1957, Accra, Ghana
Resides in London

Njideka Akunyili Crosby
b. 1983, Enugu, Nigeria
Resides in Los Angeles

Michael Armitage
b. 1984, Nairobi
Resides in Nairobi and London

Louis Armstrong
b. 1901, New Orleans, LA
d. 1971 Queens, NY

Kader Attia
b. 1970, Paris
Resides in Berlin and Algiers

Radcliffe Bailey
b. 1968, Bridgetown, NJ
Resides in Atlanta, GA

Rina Banerjee
b. 1963, Kolkata, India
Resides in New York

Rebecca Belmore
b. 1960, Upsala, Ontario, Canada
Resides in Vancouver

Maria Berrio
b. 1982, Bogota
Resides in Brooklyn, NY

Sonia Boyce
b. 1962, London
Resides in London

Katherine Bradford
b. 1942, New York
Resides in Brooklyn, NY, and Brunswick, ME

Margarita Cabrera
b. 1973, Monterrey, Mexico
Resides in El Paso, TX

María Magdalena Campos-Pons
b. 1959, Matanzas, Cuba
Resides in Boston

Andrea Chung
b. 1978, Newark, NJ
Resides in San Diego, CA

Edgar Cleijne & Ellen Gallagher
b. 1963 Eindhoven, Netherlands; b. 1965 Providence, RI
Reside in Rotterdam, Netherlands and New York

Donna Conlon & Jonathan Harker
b. 1966, Atlanta, GA; b. 1975, Quito, Ecuador
Reside in Panama City

Minerva Cuevas
b. 1975, Mexico City
Resides in Mexico City

Wilson Díaz
b. 1963, Pitalito, Colombia
Resides in Berlin

Mark Dion
1961, New Bedford, MA
Resides in New York

Alexis Esquivel
b. 1968, La Palma, Pinar del Rio, Cuba
Resides in Guayaquil, Ecuador

Genevieve Gaignard
b. 1981, Orange, MA
Resides in Los Angeles

Gauri Gill & Rajesh Vangad
b. 1970, New Delhi; b.1975, India
Reside in New Delhi and Ganjad, India

Tony Gleaton
b. 1948, Detroit
d. 2015, Palo Alto, CA

Jon-Sesrie Goff
b. 1983, Hartford, CT
Resides in Washington, DC

Wayne Gonzales
b. 1957, New Orleans
Resides in New York

Barkley L. Hendricks
b. 1945, Philadelphia
d. 2017, New London, CT

Satch Hoyt
b. 1957, London
Resides in Berlin

Evan Ifekoya
b. 1988, Iperu, Nigeria
Resides in London

Alfredo Jaar
b. 1956, Santiago
Resides in New York

Rashid Johnson
b. 1977, Chicago
Resides in New York

Kahlil Joseph
b. 1981, Seattle
Resides in Los Angeles

Patricia Kaersenhout
b. 1966, Den Helder, Netherlands
Resides in Amsterdam

Brad Kahlhamer
b. 1956, Tucson, AZ
Resides in Brooklyn, NY

Kiluanji Kia Henda
b. 1979, Luanda, Angola
Resides in Luanda, Angola, and Lisbon

Taiyo Kimura
b. 1970, Kamakura, Japan
Resides in Kamakura, Japan

The Kitchen Sisters: Davia Nelson & Nikki Silva
Founded in 1980. Reside in San Francisco and Santa Cruz, CA, with
Otabenga Jones & Associates; Founded in 2002, Houston, TX

Runo Lagomarsino
b. 1977, Lund, Sweden
Resides in Malmö, Sweden, and São Paulo

Pedro Lasch
b. 1975, Mexico City
Resides in Durham, NC

Maider López
b. 1975, San Sebastian, Spain
Resides in San Sebastian, Spain

Jillian Mayer
b. 1984, Miami
Resides in Miami

Darryl Montana
b. 1955, New Orleans
Resides in New Orleans

Dave Muller
b. 1964, San Francisco
Resides in Los Angeles

Lavar Munroe
b.1982, Nassau, Bahamas
Resides in Germantown, MD, and Nassau, Bahamas

Paulo Nazareth
b. 1977, Governador Valadares, Brazil
Resides in Sao Paolo

Rivane Neuenschwander
b. 1967, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Resides in London

Jennifer Odem
b. 1962, New Orleans
Resides in New Orleans

Odili Donald Odita
b. 1966, Enugu, Nigeria
Resides in Philadelphia

Yoko Ono
b. 1933, Tokyo
Resides in New York

Horace Ové
b. 1939, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Resides in London

Zak Ové
b. 1966, London
Resides in London and Trinidad

Dawit L. Petros
b. 1972, Asmara, Eritrea
Resides in New York and Chicago

Quintron and Miss Pussycat
Reside in New Orleans

Dario Robleto
b. 1972, San Antonio, TX
Resides in Houston, TX

Tita Salina
b. 1973, Plaju, South Sumatra, Indonesia
Resides in Jakarta, Indonesia

Beatriz Santiago Muñoz
b. 1972, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Resides in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Zina Saro-Wiwa
b. 1976, Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Resides in Brooklyn, NY

John T. Scott
b. 1940, New Orleans
d. 2007, Houston, TX

Zineb Sedira
b. 1963, Paris
Resides in London

Xaviera Simmons
b. 1974, New York
Resides in Brooklyn, NY

Penny Siopis
b. 1953, Vryburg, South Africa
Resides in Cape Town

Cauleen Smith
b. 1967, Riverside, CA
Resides in Chicago

Hank Willis Thomas
b. 1976, Plainfield, NJ
Resides in Brooklyn, NY

Hong-An Truong
b. 1976, Gainesville, FL
Resides in New York and Chapel Hill, NC

Naama Tsabar
b. 1982, Israel
Resides in New York

Michel Varisco
b. 1967, New Orleans
Resides in New Orleans

Monique Verdin
b. 1980, New Orleans
Resides in Arabi, Louisiana

Kara Walker
b. 1969, Stockton, CA
Resides in New York

James Webb
b. 1975, Kimberley, South Africa
Resides in Cape Town

Jeff Whetstone
b. 1968, Chattanooga, TN
Resides in Princeton, NJ

Peter Williams
b. 1952, Nyack, NY
Resides in Wilmington, DE