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Strange Fruit

Over five years, Zoe Leonard sewed together skins of fruit. Leonard chose not to preserve the resulting work, Strange Fruit (1992–1997), intending for its decay to be on view. It has not been seen publicly since 2001. On the occasion of the work's appearance at the Whitney, a range of voices reflected on Strange Fruit and its multiple historical inflections, its relevance and resonance today, and its very specific material existence. Speakers at the event included Gregg Bordowitz, Jonah Groeneboer, Katie Hubbard, Fred Moten, Christian Scheidemann and Cameron Rowland.

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Ryan Kuo, Hateful Little Thing

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