"Projects 97: Mark Boulos"

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) , Midtown West Monday June 4 2012 10:30 - 17:30
"Projects 97: Mark Boulos"
Courtesy the artist and Galerie Diana Stigter, Amsterdam. © 2012 Mark Boulos
Mark Boulos, All That Is Solid Melts into Air 2008
Boulos's two-channel video installation, All That Is Solid Melts Into Air, contemplates the vicissitudes of the global oil economy by focusing on two groups on opposite ends of the petroleum spectrum: frenetic commodities traders at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, and a group of Nigerian fishermen who are also members of a militant movement opposed to the extraction of oil (among other environmental depredations) in the the Niger Delta.


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