Artist Talk at Wasserman Projects, Saturday, NOV 5, 2016
October 30, 2016
Koen Vanmechelen believes that art is a vital aspect of society and core to creating vibrant and healthy communities. His wide-ranging creative practice marries exceptional artistry, technological experimentation, and scientific research. Internationally renowned, Vanmechelen is best known from his ongoing Cosmopolitan Chicken Project (CCP), which he first launched in 1999 to explore cultural and biological diversity. A crossbreeding program-through which the artist breeds chickens from around the world-CCP fosters a dialogue on national identity and the interdependence of different cultures, species, and the environment.
Koen Vanmechelen's "ENERGY/MASS" is now on view at Wasserman Projects until December 17, 2016.