Mourning After: Martha Wilson

Mourning After: Martha Wilson on the US Presidential Election

In the wake of the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States, artists and activists have begun to respond—and prepare for future interventions.

Martha Wilson, THUMP, 2016. Photographer and compositing artist: Kathy Grove.

BEFORE ELECTION DAY I performed as Donald Trump in the hope that I could retire this persona after November 9. No such luck!

Martha Wilson is an artist who lives and works in New York.

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