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Dave McKenzie

Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects

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Dave McKenzie, Furtive Movements, 2018 (in-progress preparatory sketch). Courtesy of the artist

Dave McKenzie, Furtive Movements, 2018 (in-progress preparatory sketch). Courtesy of the artist

Dave McKenzie will present Furtive Movements, a solo performance as a magician, meditating on the ways in which the gestures of black bodies (hands in pockets, shoulders askew, etc.) are said to signal danger or the need for surveillance.

Dave McKenzie (b. 1977, Kingston, Jamaica) lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. Recent and forthcoming exhibitions include “Stories of Almost Everyone,” Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2018), “The Times,” The FLAG Art Foundation (2017) and the Whitney Biennial, New York (2014) plus solo exhibitions at Galerie Barbara Wien, Berlin, Germany (2018) and at University Art Museum, University at Albany SUNY, Albany (2017).