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Descent

Designer
Camille Sacha Salvador Luke Bulman
Publisher
Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania
Price
$25.00
Authors
"Rizvana Bradley,rnM. NourbeSe Philip"
Dimensions
9.25" H x 6.5" W
ISBN
9780884541394
Pages
154
Year
2017
About

Descent animates alternative modes and materials of inheritance across generations of families, artists, and artworks. While inheritance, influence, and other acts of transmission often move down vertical lines of property and patrimony, the works in this exhibition unsettle this passage with forms of heredity that are often undervalued or unconventional: used or surplus possessions, intergenerational collaborations, maternal memories and matter, transatlantic journeys, spoken words, and sound waves.