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MCA Live
Zachary Cahill, Seance V. 11

Sep 13–14, 2014, 11:30  pm–12:30 am


Hall of the Sessions of the First State Duma in the Tauride Palace, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Hosted at the MCA, BMO Harris Bank Chicago Works artist Zachary Cahill’s seance is part performance and part transmigration that enables its participants to experience the supernatural and the ability to assemble outside of time.

Recommended for mature audiences: performance contains nudity.

About the Artist

Zachary Cahill is an interdisciplinary artist who has presented his work in New York, Germany, and Denmark, as well as at Chicago’s Smart Museum of Art and threewalls, among other galleries and institutions. In 2012, he participated in The Retreat: A Position of dOCUMENTA (13), a residency at the Banff Centre in Alberta, Canada. Since 2007 he has been associated with Our Literal Speed, a collective of artists, critics, and scholars. His writings have appeared in many exhibition catalogues as well as in Mousse Magazine, Journal of Visual Culture, RETHINKING MARXISM, and Shifter Magazine, and on Artforum.com.