Malik Gaines

Malik Gaines is a writer, performer and associate professor of performance studies at New York University, USA. He is the author of Black Performance on the Outskirts of the Left: A History of the Impossible (NYU Press, 2017). A survey of his work in collaboration with Jade Gordon and Alexandro Segade, as the group My Barbarian, will open at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, on 22 October. He lives in New York. 

On the occasion of her retrospective at the Brooklyn Museum, the artist speaks to Malik Gaines about her process, politics and vision for a more equitable world

BY Malik Gaines AND Lorraine O’Grady |