Stranger States, No Longer Real

Works by
Makiko Nagaya
Peter Lewis




Makiko Nagaya is an artist and curator. Her practice has resisted the obligatory compromises demanded by institutions, coinciding both the making and displaying of specific works in collaboration. Nagaya was Associate Curator of works by Japanese artists at the 6th Sharjah Biennial. With Peter Lewis, she exhibits and performs under the name of Redux Projects.

Peter Lewis is an artist, curator, and writer. He is Research Fellow, and Leader of M.A Art and Design, at Leeds Beckett University. His work has extended over three decades, holding posts as varied as Curator of 6th Sharjah Biennial, and the Independent Curator at Kunstverein, Bregenz. He has curated projects at Tramway and Tate Modern, publishing research in the online journal, slashseconds. Lewis has been involved in artist-curating since 1976, when he began working with the artist and curator Paul Neagu's artist-run space in London. He was central to its alternative scene in 1990s, and advanced the relationship between the global museum and specific artist-run practices. He is currently writing on the work of the artist and activist, Rasheed Araeen.

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