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New York–based artist Xavier Cha incorporates video and installation in performances that play with multiple perspectives and deferred access, reflecting our fractured contemporary experience. For her new work Body Drama, Cha transforms the gallery into a mysterious stage on which an actor performs while wearing a body-mounted camera. In between performances the resulting footage is projected on the wall, offering viewers two versions of the same experience, both of which center on disorienting psychological and physical space.
Xavier Cha: Body Drama
Whitney Museum of Art
945 Madison Ave, New York NY
June 30 – September 18
11:00AM – 6:00PM
*performances on the hour beginning at 12PM
on Wed., Thurs., Sat,. Sun., and 3pm on Friday.
Xavier Cha: Body Drama is organized by curatorial assistant Diana Kamin.