Adrian Piper is a Black artist who makes political, issue based work that comments on a variety of themes within race and gender and the politics of representation.
Hypothesis Situation #7 by Adrian Piper, 1968
© Adrian Piper Research Archive Foundation Berlin
- Photo-diagram collage, vintage photo offset
- 1) 27.94 x 21.59 cm; 2) 27.9 x 95.3 cm; 3) 27.94 x 43.18 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £50,757 ( Total: £50,757)
- Acquired in:
- Elizabeth Dee
The Hypothesis series marked the moment of transition in Pipers work from first-generation Conceptual Art to performance. The Hypothesis series acknowledges the subjective character of human perception, by charting and documenting an individual navigation through space and time as a moving or stationary object. Piper was also one of the first artists to engage with popular culture, in particular African-American culture, through an investigation of the clichés and preconceptions about it. This work was presented by the Art Fund through Art Fund International.
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