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Walk Ways

 

Vito Acconci
Following Piece, 1969

 


November 21, 2003 – January 16, 2004

Walk Ways brings together a diverse group of contemporary artists who have focused on the theme of walking, a purposeful or meandering activity that unites physical and mental freedom. Walking - like breathing - is a basic act which is its own expression. The 19 artists in this exhibition have used the walk as a means of exploring notions of work, leisure, politics, geography and identity. Informed by their own experiences as well as examples from literature and art history, these artists have created works about and by walking.

The artists included employ hybrid sensibilities that combine drawing, painting, photography, installations, video, performance and documentation: Francis Alys, Eleanor Antin, Janine Antoni and Paul Ramirez-Jonas, Mowry Baden, Jim Campbell, Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller, Hamish Fulton, Sharon Harper, Martin Kersels, Tom Marioni, Matthew McCaslin, Curtis Mitchell, Francois Morelli, Douglas Ross, Nancy Spero, Rudolf Stingel and Richard Wentworth.

The exhibition is curated by Stuart Horodner and traveled by Independent Curators International (ICI), New York.

Walk Ways is sponsored in part by the Arts Council of Hillsborough County, and the Board of County Commissioners, and the friends of USF CAM.

Walk Ways is shown at USF CAM concurrently with the exhibition Jim Campbell.