contemporary art curator. writer.
The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art presents New York-based artist Xaviera Simmons’s Number 16 (2013; 60 min. loop). Simmons’s work spans a range of media including photography, performance, video, sound, and installation, and exmaines “process with attention to aesthetics and beauty.” In the performance as video work Number 16, Simmons makes her studio process visible, closing the gap between the artist, audience, and performer to inspire an inclusive experience in real time.