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Adelita Husni-Bey

Adelita Husni-Bey(Italy-1985) lives in New York
She stages workshops and produces publications, radio broadcasts, archives and exhibitions focused on using collectivist and non-competitive pedagogical models within the framework of urban studies. In her 10 years practicing as both an artist and a pedagogue Adelita has worked with activists, architects, jurists, schoolchildren, spoken word poets, students and teachers on unpacking the complexity of collectivity. To make good what can never be made good: what we owe each other. 
Recent solo exhibitions include: A Wave in the Well, Sursock Museum, Beirut, 2016, Movement Break, Kadist foundation, 2015, Playing Truant, Gasworks, 2012. She has participated in The Eighth Climate, 11th Gwangju Biennale, 2016, Ennesima, Triennale di Milano, 2015, Undiscovered Worlds, the High Line, 2015, Really Useful Knowledge, Reina Sofia museum, 2014, Utopia for Sale?, MAXXI museum, 2014 and has held workshops and lectures at ESAD Grenoble, 2016, The New School, 2015, Sandberg Institute, 2015, Museo del 900, 2013, Temple University, 2013, Birkbeck University, 2011 amongst other spaces. She is a 2012 Whitney Independent Study Program fellow and is currently working on chapter III of ‘White Paper’, a project based on the changing face of legislation in relationship to private ownership and the commons in cities.

BIO
The reading / La Seduta

The reading / La Seduta, 2017

single channel 4K video installtion, 7.1 Dolby surround, with silicone props, 15:33” on loop
15:33”

Wave in the well

Wave in the well, 2016

inkjet prints on wallpaper
100 × 150 cm

Wave in the well

Wave in the well, 2016

inkjet prints on wallpaper
100 × 150 cm

Wave in the well

Wave in the well, 2016

inkjet prints on wallpaper
100 × 150 cm

Wave in the well

Wave in the well, 2016

inkjet prints on wallpaper
100 × 150 cm

2265

2265, 2015

2 channel installation, HD video, color, sound
12‘

After the Finish Line

After the Finish Line, 2015

4K video, color, sound
12‘39‘‘

White paper:  The Law

White paper: The Law, 2015

6 screen-printed posters with hand-written notes and corrections
100 × 140 cm

Agency giochi di potere

Agency giochi di potere, 2014

HD video
40‘

Ard

Ard, 2014

Video, colour, audio
23’20’’

White Paper: the land

White Paper: the land, 2014

architectural model and video
175 × 265 × 125 cm

Working for a world free of poverty

Working for a world free of poverty, 2014

c-print mounted on leger; series of 6 photos
70 × 100 cm

(On) Difficult terms

(On) Difficult terms, 2013

MP3 audio, 40’ Series of 15 photographs, B&W digital print and acrylic ink on archive paper; 30x40 cm

Set sketches for a Radical Pedagogy

Set sketches for a Radical Pedagogy, 2013

pen on paper, series of 4 small drawings
33 × 21 cm

The Jealous State

The Jealous State, 2013

Black and white photograph, 140 x 166 cm and dislocated audio piece, duration 40”20’

Esercizi d'interpretazione

Esercizi d'interpretazione, 2011

mixed media on paper
70 × 100 cm

Esercizi d'interpretazione

Esercizi d'interpretazione, 2011

mixed media on paper
70 × 100 cm

Esercizi d'interpretazione

Esercizi d'interpretazione, 2011

mixed media on paper
70 × 100 cm

Esercizi d'interpretazione

Esercizi d'interpretazione, 2011

mixed media on paper
70 × 100 cm

I Want the Sun I Want

I Want the Sun I Want, 2011

16mm lm transferred to DVD, Original language: French (English/ Italian subtitles) - series of 3 posters
09‘25’‘

La montagna verde

La montagna verde, 2011

Marquetry on wood
60 × 45 × 4 cm

La montagna verde(Anadiomene)

La montagna verde(Anadiomene), 2011

VHS transfered to DVD
10‘

Lord of flies(Il signore delle mosche)

Lord of flies(Il signore delle mosche), 2011

mixed media on paper (series of 12 drawings)
21 × 29 cm

Postcards from the desert island

Postcards from the desert island, 2011

SD video transfered to DVD, 22‘23‘‘ oil on canvas, cm 150X250
22‘23‘‘

Room for a Void

Room for a Void, 2011

silver based print, book
40 × 30 cm

The Sleepers

The Sleepers, 2011

oil on canvas
350 × 165 cm

Gestures of labour

Gestures of labour, 2010

silent video, S8 transferred to DVD
5'39''

Lethe

Lethe, 2010

S8 transfered to DVD (5 monitors)
4‘20‘‘ loop

Clays Lane Live Archive

Clays Lane Live Archive, 2009-2012

archive held at Bishopsgate Institute, London

Educational Sketch (Square drawing)

Educational Sketch (Square drawing), 2009

pen on paper
50 × 62 cm

Lessons from the twilight kingdom I

Lessons from the twilight kingdom I, 2009

mixed media on paper
146 × 100 cm

Mouth

Mouth, 2009

c-print
100 × 70 cm

Principless of geometry

Principless of geometry, 2009

crayon on paper
15 × 12 cm

Story of the heavens and our planet

Story of the heavens and our planet, 2008

S8 Trasferred to DVD
7‘07‘‘

The people's temple project Good fortune

The people's temple project Good fortune, 2008

mixed media on paper
105 × 85 cm

The people's temple projectMilk

The people's temple projectMilk, 2008

mixed media on paper
103 × 80 cm

Treesitting Archive

Treesitting Archive, 2007

series of 5 c-print
70 × 70 cm

Room for a Void

Room for a Void, 2001

silver based print, book
40 × 30 cm