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Solange's New Performance Art Installation Is a Peaceful Oasis

Posted On: Apr 16, 2018   |   Posted By: Noisey

Solange's New Performance Art Installation Is a Peaceful Oasis

Sometimes it can almost feel exhausting writing about someone as consistently creative and experimental as Solange. But jk, it's always a treat, since she's the sort of person who keeps pushing the limits of what she makes. Remember when she did pop-reggae? And that was fine, because she'd later follow that with a career-defining album in A Seat at the Table? Exactly. So as well as being an inspiring musician, Solange is also an exciting visual artist to follow-so much so that the Harvard Foundation recently named her its Artist of the Year. In the past, she's collaborated with organisations like London's Tate Modern, and she's now unveiled a new work for the UCLA Hammer Museum. Blending dance and installation, "Metatronia" is currently on display at the museum, whose website describes it like this: Metatronia explores the process, and mapping of creation. The piece is an exercise on following the intuitive force that guides us, helping us to create space, and silence the mind to create the work. Continuing...

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