The following artists, from South Africa to South Brooklyn, have been responsible for some truly thought-provoking works this year.
artnet News is excited to see what they do next, as they expand their practices and get their first solo show, their first big grant, or their first public art showing at an art fair.
1. Allana Clarke
A conceptual artist who combines performance, video, sculpture, and installation, Allana Clarke “investigates the construction of power politics as both an authoritative structure and an abstraction,” according to her website.
In September, she staged a four-act immersive participatory performance piece, “Notes on Belonging to Boundaries” at Brooklyn’s FiveMyles, and stunned in in a group exhibition at Chicago’s ACRE this summer.
DECEMBER 21, 2016