Over the past ten years, Tehran-born and Los Angeles-based Tala Madani has developed a signature practice centered on playful yet provocative representations of men. Her paintings, drawings, and stop-motion animations satirize conventional notions of masculinity.
Villa Design Group employs writing, performance, sculpture, and film to create a hybrid “theatre of design” that supports the group’s interest in queer histories, the aesthetics of cultural value, and the radical potential of viewing current society through the history of conservative political regimes.
Our 30th anniversary season included Rosa Barba’s first U.S. museum solo exhibition, as well as a collaboration with the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy to commission a new mural by Lawrence Weiner for downtown Boston’s Dewey Square Park. This year’s Max Wasserman Forum focused on public art and featured Swiss artist Thomas Hirschhorn as keynote speaker.