Lydia Cabrera and Édouard Glissant: Trembling Thinking


“Lydia Cabrera and Édouard Glissant: Trembling Thinking”—organized in partnership with the Cuban Heritage Collection of the University of Miami Libraries—is an exhibition that opens on Tuesday, October 9, 6:30 to 8:30pm at the Americas Society/Council of the Americas at 680 Park Avenue, New York, New York. Co-curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Gabriela Rangel, and Asad Raza, the exhibition will be on view until October 9, 2018–January 12, 2019.

Description: Lydia Cabrera and Édouard Glissant: Trembling Thinking focuses on the ideas developed by the prominent Caribbean thinkers Lydia Cabrera (Havana, 1899–Miami, 1991) and Édouard Glissant (Sainte-Marie, Martinique, 1928–Paris, 2011) and an archipelago of modern and contemporary artists whose works respond to their notions of identity. Artists include: Etel Adnan, Kader Attia, Tania Bruguera, Manthia Diawara, Mestre Didi, Melvin Edwards, Simone Fattal, Sylvie Glissant, Koo Jeong A, Wifredo Lam, Marc Latamie, Roberto Matta, Julie Mehretu, Philippe Parreno, Amelia Peláez, Asad Raza, Anri Sala, Antonio Seguí, Diamond Stingily, Elena Tejada-Herrera, Jack Whitten, and Pedro Zylbersztajn.

[Manthia Diawara, Édouard Glissant: Poèmes Complets, 2017. Video; color, sound. Courtesy of the artist.]

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