In Burn the Diaries,Davey considers the work of French writer and political activist Jean Genetwhile examining fugitive moments from her own life. An essay by Alison Strayerexpands on Davey’s reflections. The publication is an artist’s book thataccompanies a new film (My Saints)and was recently shown in Vienna alongside her signature folded photographs; aversion of this exhibition will open at ICA this fall, September 19 — December28, 2014.
Copies of MoyraDavey: Burn the Diaries (MuMOK, Vienna; Institute of ContemporaryArt, University of Pennsylvania; and Dancing Foxes Press, 2014) will beavailable for purchase and signing at the event.
This program will be held at Murray Guy, 453 West 17th Street, New York