CCDGB | Christopher Cozier: Itinerant Acts, off-site
Please join the Climate Change, Decolonization, and Global Blackness Lab (CCDGB) at the John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute for our 2023-24 speaker series. CCDGB is part of The Entanglement Project, an FHI initiative focused on the intersections of race, health, and climate.
Christopher Cozier is an artist, writer and curator living and working in Trinidad and co-founder and co-director of Alice Yard, Port of Spain. Cozier works in a variety of media, including drawing, printmaking, sound, video, and installation and has exhibited extensively worldwide. Recent exhibitions include Forecast Form: Art in the Caribbean Diaspora 1990s-Today, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (2022); Experiences of Oil, Stavanger Art Museum (2021-2022); the 11th Liverpool Biennial (2021); Sharjah Biennial 14 (2019), and The Sea is History, The Museum of Cultural History, Oslo (2019). Cozier also participated in the public program of the 10th Berlin Biennale (2018) and in Documenta Fifteen, along with co-directors Sean Leonard, Kriston Chen and Nicholas Laughlin of Alice Yard (2022). His work was also featured in Relational Undercurrents, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach (2017); Entanglements, MSU Broad Museum, Michigan (2015); The Global Africa Project, The Museum of Arts and Design, New York (2010-2011), Afro Modern: Journeys through the Black Atlantic, Tate Liverpool (2010); Infinite Island, Brooklyn Museum (2007), and the 5th and 7th Havana Biennials (1994, 2000). He became a Prince Claus Award Laureate in 2013 and received a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant in 2004. His work is part of major museum collections throughout the world, and most recently Tropical Night (2006-14) was acquired by the Museum of Modern Art, New York. He is the 2023 recipient of the Pérez Prize, an annual award given to a single artist by the Pérez Art Museum Miami.