9 Scripts from a Nation at War
January 25–August 6, 2012
The Yoshiko and Akio Morita Media Gallery, second floor
Presented as part of MoMA's ongoing Performance Program
Andrea Geyer (German, b. 1971), Sharon Hayes (American, b. 1970), Ashley Hunt (American, b. 1970), Katya Sander (Danish, b. 1970), and David Thorne (American, b. 1960) have worked together in smaller constellations on a range of artworks and projects over the past seven years. The nature of their collaboration—geographically varied, multidisciplinary, and constantly shifting—reflects the ways in which their individual practices overlap. Primarily through video, performance, and installation, the artists have employed methods from theater, film, linguistics, and journalism. Leading up to the exhibition, a live performance by the artists titled Combatant Status Review Tribunals pp. 002954–003064: A Public Reading, created in conjunction with 9 Scripts from a Nation at War, took place in The Agnes Gund Lobby on November 12 and November 13, 2011.