After returning from years of war coverage, Peter van Agtmael tries to piece together the memory, identity, race, class, and family, in a landscape which has become as surreal as the war he left behind.
Whitney McVeigh (b. 1968, New York) lives and works in London where she is a Fellow in Creative Practice at University of the Arts.
Group projects include Plato in LA: Contemporary Artists’ Visions at Getty Museum (Villa), Los Angeles, Not a single story, Wanas Konst, Sweden and Nirox Sculpture Park, South Africa (2018), and Glass Stress, White Light White Heat at the 55th Venice Biennale (2013).
McVeigh presented the short film Birth: Origins at the End of Life at the Royal Academy of Arts, London (2015). She was featured in BBC4 television documentary, Where is Modern Art Now alongside Grayson Perry, Cornelia Parker, Michael Landy and Sir Anthony Caro (2009) and in 2007 gave a short presentation of her work at Louise Bourgeois’s Salon in New York.
McVeigh will guest-curate Documentum, co-founded by Stephen Shore, William Boling and Dawn Kim, a periodical archiving and examining the cultural ephemera of our time.