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Simone Forti
Simone Forti

Simone Forti

Simone Forti is the first exhibition on the West Coast to explore the monumental career of visionary artist Simone Forti in depth. Forti is perhaps best known as a choreographer, which the exhibition will highlight with weekly performances of her groundbreaking Dance Constructions, featuring a cast of Los Angeles-based artists and creatives. At the same time, Forti can more expansively be understood as an artist who works with movement; looking beyond the Dance Constructions, this exhibition surveys six decades of the artist’s incisive work, elucidating the breadth and depth of her practice through works on paper, videos, holograms, and performance ephemera and documentation. Featuring work from the 1960s through to the present day, Simone Forti is an homage to a towering artist who has forever reframed the dialogue between visual art and contemporary dance.


Admission to Simone Forti is free courtesy of Carolyn Clark Powers.


This exhibition is organized by Rebecca Lowery, Associate Curator, and Alex Sloane, Associate Curator, with Guest Curator Jason Underhill, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.


Generous support is provided by MOCA Projects Council.
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This exhibition is carbon calculated. The museum reduced greenhouse gas emissions through planning efforts and balanced the remaining emissions through Strategic Climate Fund donations. Support provided by the MOCA Environmental Council.