Sinking Feeling: Closing Celebration
with an exhibition tour led by curator Heather Diack and artist Antonia Wright
April 22, 2023
The Sinking Feeling closing celebration will include an exhibition walk-through led by curator Heather Diack and artist Antonia Wright. The guided tour will give a unique insight into inspirations behind the exhibition with a chance to ask questions and generate discussion.
Antonia Wright is a Cuban-American artist born in Miami, Florida. Through a multimedia practice of video, performance, photography, sound, light, and sculpture, Wright responds to extremes of emotion, control, and violence as it relates to systems of power. Her work has been exhibited at the Frist Art Museum, Nashville, TN, Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C., Pioneer Works, Brooklyn, The Margulies Collection and the Pérez Art Museum Miami. Wright’s work has been published in The New York Times, Artforum, Art in America, Hyperallergic, i-D, New York Magazine, and the Miami Herald.
Heather Diack is Associate Professor of Contemporary Art and History of Photography at the University of Miami. She holds a PhD from the University of Toronto and is a graduate of the Independent Study Program of the Whitney Museum of American Art. Diack is the author of Documents of Doubt: The Photographic Conditions of Conceptual Art (University of Minnesota Press, 2020) which was awarded a Photography Network Book Prize (2021) and co-author of Global Photography: A Critical History (London: Routledge, 2020), Diack was previously the Terra Foundation Visiting Professor at the John F. Kennedy Institute, Freie Universität in Berlin (2016).