Luke Willis Thompson

_Human

Luke Willis Thompson, _Human, 2018, film still, depicting the artwork of Donald Rodney, My Mother, My Father, My Sister, My Brother, 1997-98. Commissioned and produced by Kunsthalle Basel. Courtesy of the artist; Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland/Wellington; and Galerie Nagel Draxler, Cologne/Berlin

Luke Willis Thompson, _Human, 2018, film still, depicting the artwork of Donald Rodney, My Mother, My Father, My Sister, My Brother, 1997-98. Commissioned and produced by Kunsthalle Basel. Courtesy of the artist; Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland/Wellington; and Galerie Nagel Draxler, Cologne/Berlin

Luke Willis Thompson, poster for the exhibition,  _Human, Kunsthalle Basel, 2018. Design: David Bennewith

Opening Thu, June 7, 2018, 7 pm

On the Rise, Artsy (04/2018)
Hey, You There! Tactics of Refusal in the Work of Luke Willis Thompson, The Pantograph Punch (09/2017)
About Face: Luke Willis Thompson, Mousse Magazine (02/2017)

Questions of race, representation, and the body as a locus of political inquiry recur in the films, performances, and installations of Luke Willis Thompson (* 1988). Making works of sober elegance as he tackles the traumatic legacies of race and class, the New Zealand-born artist presents his first solo exhibition in Switzerland that addresses these urgent themes for our present.

More Information soon.