Coco Fusco is an interdisciplinary artist and writer based in New York. She is a recipient of the following distinctions: American Academy of Arts and Letters Art Award (2021); Latinx Artist Fellowship (2021); Rabkin Prize for Art Criticism (2018); Greenfield Prize (2016); Cintas Fellowship (2014); Guggenheim Fellowship (2013); Absolut Art Writing Award (2013); Fulbright Fellowship (2013); US Artists Fellowship (2012); and Herb Alpert Award in the Arts (2003). Fusco’s performances and videos have been presented in the 56th Venice Biennale, Frieze Special Projects, Basel Unlimited, Whitney Biennial (2008 and 1993) and other international exhibitions. Her works are in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Centre Pompidou, Paris; and MACBA, Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona. She is represented by Alexander Gray Associates in New York. Fusco is the author of English is Broken Here: Notes on Cultural Fusion in the Americas (1995); The Bodies that Were Not Ours and Other Writings (2001); A Field Guide for Female Interrogators (2008); and Dangerous Moves: Performance and Politics in Cuba (2015). She is the editor of Corpus Delecti: Performance Art of the Americas (1999); and Only Skin Deep: Changing Visions of the American Self (2003). She contributes regularly to The New York Review of Books and many art publications. Fusco received her BA in Semiotics from Brown University (1982), her MA in Modern Thought and Literature from Stanford University (1985) and her PhD in Art and Visual Culture from Middlesex University (2007). Fusco is a lecturer at the Cooper Union School of Art.

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