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"Sanford Biggers: Codeswitch"

Art Bronx Museum of the Arts , The Bronx Wednesday December 2 2020 - Sunday January 24 2021
Sanford Biggers: Codeswitch
Photograph: Courtesy Bronx Museum

Time Out says

This is the first survey of quilt-based works by Sanford Biggers and features more than 50 pieces that seamlessly weave American history into a broader context of global traditions and styles, the Bronx Museum says. Biggers' work is "deeply informed by African American history and traditions but references urban culture, the body, sacred geometry, and American symbolism," the museum says.

"Codeswitch" refers the series known as the "Codex series" and to the idea of code-switching, or shifting from one linguistic code to another depending on the social context.

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Venue name: Bronx Museum of the Arts
Address: 1040 Grand Concourse
Bronx
10456
Cross street: at 165th St
Transport: Subway: B, D, 4 to 161 St

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