Nairy Baghramian and Maria Hassabi Win Performa’s Malcolm McLaren Award

November 26th, 2019

Nairy Baghramian and Maria Hassabi have won the fifth edition of Performa’s Malcolm McLaren Award.  “At this Performa biennial, we encountered the work of familiar artists, whose careers we’ve long followed, and of artists who were new to us,” says curator Nikki Columbus.  “[The pair's work] TOGETHER, in particular—performed by Hassabi and Oisín Monaghan—marked a new level of achievement: While continuing Hassabi’s movement technique, the piece was about care and community, long-term relationships, and love.” 

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