Fall Season at Grace Exhibition Space curated by Whitney V. Hunter.
Independent Curator, Dance and Performance Artist, Whitney V. Hunter presents The Sphinx Returns a curated season of performance art and contemporary performance which looks at the artist as the myth maker and performance art as the mythology of our time setting the course for a history of the future. The season will include durational, endurance, short form actions, video installations and sound art.
Whitney V. Hunter is an Independent Curator, a Dance and Performance Artist, and a David C. Driskell PhD Fellow at the Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts. Whitney led the curation of Work/Space (2011-2013) group exhibition and open studios under the direction of Lucien Zayan while Assistant Director of The Invisible Dog Art Center. He has curated two solo shows of multimedia conceptual artist Anita Sto (Broadway Gallery, NYC), conceived and curated SITE Project (Long Island University/Humanities Gallery) which included the works of Nathaniel M. Quinn, MyronChristian Macauley, Nyugen Smith, Gabri Christa, Val Inc. and others, and collaborated with French Portrait Photographer, Sylvain Guenot on InAction: The Virtuosity of Presence (Topaz Arts). Most recently he presented artist Brian Andrew Whiteley’s “Fantasy and the Grotesque” (Armory Week’s Spring/Break Art Show) and Social Health Performance Club’s “Imperial Envy” (ABC No Rio).
“My mission is to encourage dialogue between national and international artists and the public by presenting a range of diverse and thought provoking work that reflects the community at large, both those familiar and unfamiliar with performance art and contemporary performance.”www.whitneyhunter.com