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  • Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla, Charcoal Dance Floor (detail), 2000.

    Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla, Charcoal Dance Floor (detail), 2000.

    How Latitudes Become Forms

    Walker Art Center
    725 Vineland Place
    February 9–May 4, 2003

    Just what exactly does the word “global” mean, anyway? That’s the question on the table in this far-reaching survey. Bringing together twenty-nine emerging artists from six countries (Brazil, China, India, Japan, South Africa, and Turkey), the project signals its ambitions by riffing on the title of Harald Szeemann’s groundbreaking 1969 exhibition. Organized by Walker curators Philippe Vergne, Douglas Fogle, and Olukemi Ilesanmi and featuring a catalogue with an international group of eighteen authors, this transdisciplinary show endeavors to establish a new paradigm for “globalist” exhibitions.