Coco Fusco joins SHASS as MLK Visiting Scholar 2014-15

Established in 1991, the MLK Visiting Professors Program honors the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. While at MIT, MLK Visiting Scholars and Artists enhance their scholarship, enrich the intellectual life of MIT, and are deeply engaged in the life of the Institute through teaching and research.

The School is honored to welcome Coco Fusco to the community for the 2014-15 academic year. Fusco will serve as a Visiting Associate Professor in the Comparative Media Studies/Writing program, hosted by Professors Edward Schiappa (Head, CMS/W), and Junot Diaz.  


                                                    2014-2015 MLK Visiting Scholar
                                                MIT School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences 



Coco Fusco
Visiting Associate Professor, Comparative Media Studies / Writing


Coco Fusco is a New York-based interdisciplinary artist and writer. She is a recipient of a 2013 Guggenheim Fellowship, a 2013 Absolut Art Writing Award, a 2013 Fulbright Fellowship, a 2012 US Artists Fellowship and a 2003 Herb Alpert Award in the Arts.

Fusco's performances and videos have been presented in two Whitney Biennials (2008 and 1993), BAM’s Next Wave Festival, the Sydney Biennale, The Johannesburg Biennial, The Kwangju Biennale, The Shanghai Biennale, InSite O5, Mercosul, Transmediale, The London International Theatre Festival, VideoBrasil and Performa 05.

Fusco website

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