Tony Cokes

Tony Cokes. (*1965, Richmond, Virginia, USA) is an artist, living and working Providence, Rhode Island. In his audiovisual Cokes explores how media’s and pop culture’s languages shape our understanding of the world and make histories. Cokes received his BA from Goddard College, completed the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program, earned his MFA in sculpture from Virginia Commonwealth University. He serves as Professor in the Department of Modern Culture and Media at Brown University, Rhode Island. Cokes’s work has been exhibited internationally, including recently MACRO Contemporary Art Museum, Rome (2021); CIRCA, London (2021); Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona (2020); ARGOS centre for audiovisual arts, Brussels (2020); Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts (2020); BAK – basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht, Netherlands (2020); Luma Westbau, Zurich (2019); Goldsmiths Centre for Contemporary Art, London (2019); The Shed, New York (2019); Greene Naftali, New York (2018); Kunsthall Bergen, Norway (2018); and REDCAT, Los Angeles (2012).


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