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Culture Now: niv Acosta

3 Jun 2016

Artist niv Acosta is in conversation with Louise O’Kelly, Director, Block Universe. This is ahead of the UK premiere of niv Acosta’s DISCOTROPIC | Alien Talk Show at David Roberts Art Foundation (Sat 4 June) as part of Block Universe. In this performance niv Acosta seizes on an elementary medium of intimate exposuretelevision  and the confessional culture of the talk showto explore the relationships between science fiction, disco, astrophysics and the black American experience.

niv Acosta is an award-winning and internationally acclaimed multimedia artist based in Brooklyn, New York. Acosta’s intersectional identitiesas transgender, queer and black Dominicanhave continuously inspired his community-based work. Acosta’s performance work has shown at various spaces including The Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, Human Resources, Los Angeles, MOMA PS1, New York, and the New Museum, New York.

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