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Suzanne Lacy on Judith F. Baca: World Wall

Installation view of Judith F. Baca: World Wall, September 10, 2022—February 19, 2023 at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA. Courtesy of The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA). Photo by Jeff McLane.

Suzanne Lacy on Judith F. Baca: World Wall

Member Event

MOCA members at the Contributing level and above are invited to a walkthrough of Judith F. Baca: World Wall led by MOCA collection artist Suzanne Lacy. An artist, educator, writer, and professor at the USC Roski School of Art and Design, Lacy is renowned as a pioneer in socially engaged art. Moving through Baca’s exhibition, Lacy will share reflections drawing on her own artistic practice rooted in activism.

An invitation with event details will be emailed to members at the Contributing level ($200) and above. Memberships can be purchased or renewed online. If you would like to upgrade an existing membership, please contact the Membership Department at

About Suzanne Lacy
Suzanne Lacy’s installations, videos, and performances deal with sexual violence, poverty, incarceration, labor, and aging. Her large-scale projects span the globe, including England, Colombia, Ecuador, Spain, Ireland, and the United States.

In 2019, she had a career retrospective at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, in 2020 at the Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo in Seville, Spain, in 2021 at The Whitworth in Manchester, and in 2022 at Queens Museum in New York. Her work has been reviewed in FriezeArtforumLos Angeles TimesThe New York TimesArt in America, and The Guardian. She has exhibited at Tate Modern, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Whitney Museum of American Art, New Museum, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, and Museo Reina Sofia. Currently she is working on projects in Manchester, England.

Known for her writing, Lacy edited Mapping the Terrain: New Genre Public Art and is author of Leaving Art: Writings on Performance, Politics, and Publics, 1974–2007. She is a professor at the Roski School of Art and Design at the University of Southern California and a resident artist at 18th Street Arts Center.