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Wangechi Mutu in Conversation

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From left to right: Photo: Khadija Farah; Photo: Ciara Elle Bryant; Photo: Elliott Jerome Brown Jr.

Celebrate the closing weekend of “Wangechi Mutu: Intertwined,” with the artist, who will join exhibition co-curators Vivian Crockett, Curator, and Margot Norton, former Allen and Lola Goldring Senior Curator, in conversation at the New Museum. Hear Mutu discuss her multimedia practice and how she layers artworks with mythical narratives and sociohistorical references to confront contemporary realities.


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A limited number of standby tickets may be available at the admissions desk on a first-come, first-served basis. The standby line will open at 6:15 p.m. on June 1.
The program will be presented onsite at the New Museum. Please review the New Museum’s COVID guidelines in advance of your visit.


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About the Speakers

Vivian Crockett is Curator at the New Museum and a Brazilian-American scholar focusing largely on modern and contemporary art of African diasporas, Latinx diasporas, and the Americas at the varied intersections of race, gender, and queer theory. Crockett co-curated “Wangechi Mutu: Intertwined” with Margot Norton.

Margot Norton is the Chief Curator at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive and the former Allen and Lola Goldring Senior Curator at the New Museum. Norton recently co-curated “Wangechi Mutu: Intertwined” and the 2021 New Museum Triennial, “Soft Water Hard Stone.”


Support for Education and Public Engagement programs is provided, in part, by public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature, and from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

We gratefully acknowledge the Bowery Council of the New Museum for its support of Education and Public Engagement Programs.

Endowment support is provided by the Rockefeller Brothers Fund; the Skadden, Arps Education Programs Fund; and the William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fund for Education Programs at the New Museum.

Full support for “Wangechi Mutu: Intertwined” can be viewed here.

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