Contextual Material

Goshka Macuga

Short Biography

Goshka Macuga is an interdisciplinary artist working across media including sculpture, installation, photography, and video. Macuga’s strategic orchestration of existing materials, collectables, and archival documents support the reframing of established narratives. Her inquiries are often focused on institutional histories proposing unconventional associative readings of their social and political histories. In 2019, she conceived Exhibition M, a large-scale commission for the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Macuga has had solo exhibitions at the New Museum, New York; Fondazione Prada, Milan; Schinkel Pavilion, Berlin; Neues Museum, Nuremberg; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Zachęta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw; Whitechapel Gallery, London; Tate Britain, London; Kunsthalle Basel; and the Walker Arts Centre, Minneapolis, among others. She was included in dOCUMENTA (13) in 2012 and nominated for the Turner Prize in 2008. Her work is included in numerous public collections including: Tate, MoMA, Government Art Collection, Arts Council Collection, MCA Chicago, Walker Art Center, Museum of Modern Art Warsaw, and Castello di Rivoli. Macuga lives and works in London.