Athi-Patra Ruga. Courtesy the artist.

Athi-Patra Ruga. Courtesy the artist.

Athi-Patra Ruga

Athi-Patra Ruga (b. 1984, Umtata, South Africa) makes work that exposes and subverts the body in relation to structure, ideology, and politics. Recent exhibitions include the IFA Gallery, Stuttgart (2009); Stenersen Museum, Oslo (2008); and the Guangzhou Triennale, China (2008). Athi-Patra Ruga was also recently included in the Phaidon book Younger Than Jesus, a directory of over 500 of the world’s best artists under the age of 33.

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A synchronized-swimming performance reflecting on the passage of time in both New York and in the artist’s own South African Xhosa culture. Free with reservation
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