In Devotion (2013), Trenton Doyle Hancock brings to life a mythical creature called the Mound—alternating between hymnal singing and Jell-O feedings in this performance that asks viewers to consider what it means to be devoted to an idea or vision.
Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art is organized by the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston.
The exhibition is supported by generous grants from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts and the patrons, benefactors and donors to CAMH’s Major Exhibition Fund. The catalogue accompanying the exhibition is made possible by a grant from The Brown Foundation, Inc.
The Walker Art Center’s presentation is made possible by generous support from Angela and Tom Wicka.