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Carlyle Brown & Company was formed in 2002 round a constellation of culturally and ethnically diverse artists devoted to the development and efficiency of his work in an environment of collaborative co-creation. As the Twin Cities wrestles with the police killing of George Floyd, structural racism and neighborhood devastation, artists might be crucial in articulating a path forward. The Twin Cities is house to quite a few Black-led arts organizations; typically such teams are chronically underfunded.
He has staged over one hundred “public interventions”, art-world-communicate for performances during which audiences collect to watch or even take part. In 2019 he walked the streets of Edinburgh carrying a sandwich board reading “I Can’t Go On, I’ll Go On”, a quotation from Samuel Beckett. Next year, when a retrospective of his work opens at the Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, his board will read, “Teach Us To Outgrow Our Madness”. That is a reference to the Japanese Nobel laureate Oe Kenzaburo, but it’s also what Mr Jaar seems like saying “once I see the insanity that is taking up this planet”.
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