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MCA Screen: Camille Henrot

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago


Camille Henrot (France, b. 1978) shot to international art world fame in 2013 with the presentation of her 13-minute video, Grosse Fatigue, at the 55th Venice Biennale, where it won her the Silver Lion. The work is an incisive meditation on contemporary image culture, knowledge production, and the 21st-century mediascape. It raises questions about the burdensome task of accumulating encyclopedic knowledge. Read more.

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