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Gregg Bordowitz is an award-winning artist, writer, and activist. His work is the subject of a traveling retrospective spanning thirty years of activity. The exhibition is titled I Wanna Be Well—Organized by the Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery, Reed College. Curated by Stephanie Snyder and organized at MoMA PS1 by Peter Eleey, Chief Curator, with Josephine Graf, Curatorial Assistant. The exhibition was previously presented at the Art Institute of Chicago. His films – including Fast Trip, Long Drop (1993); A Cloud in Trousers (1995); The Suicide (1996); Habit (2001); Gimme Danger (2018) and Only Idiots Smile (2018) – have shown internationally in screenings and exhibitions at museums including: The New Museum, NY; Artist Space, NY; TATE Modern, UK; MoMA, NY; and the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. Bordowitz is the author of many books, including: The AIDS Crisis Is Ridiculous and Other Writings, 1986–2003, (MIT 2006); Glenn Ligon: Untitled (I Am a Man) (Afterall 2018); General Idea Imagevirus (Afterall 2010); Volition (Printed Matter 2013); and Tenement (MoMA PS1 2016).
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Image: Installation view, Gregg Bordowitz: I Wanna Be Well, The Art Institute of Chicago, 2019.