AMT Rendez-vous #14 Aziz + Cucher
What: Aziz + Cucher
When: Monday 30th of March 2015, 10:30 to 12:00pm
Where: Parsons Paris room 500
Anthony Aziz (b. 1961, Lunenburg, MA, USA)
Sammy Cucher (b.1958, Lima, Peru)
Collaborative team Anthony Aziz and Sammy Cucher are recognized as pioneers in the field of photography, digital imaging and multi-channel video installation.
They have worked together as a team since 1992 poetically addressing a variety of social and political issues such as the post-human and how recent developments in technology have impacted our lives.
Their work has been widely exhibited at museums and festivals internationally, including the Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Israel; Les Rencontres d’Arles; the Fondation Cartier, Paris; the Photographer’s Gallery, London; and the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York. In 1995, Aziz + Cucher represented Venezuela at the Venice Biennale.
Works by Aziz + Cucher are held in the permanent collections of many important museums, including the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Musee de l’Elysee, Lausanne, Switzerland; the Indianapolis Museum of Art; La Maison Europeene de la Photographie, Paris; Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid; and the National Gallery of Australia.
Aziz + Cucher are recipients of a 2015 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Digital and Electronic Art.