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ICA - Institute for Contemporary Art @VCU

Declaration Exhibit

Opening April 21, 2018 

The ICA’s inaugural exhibition, Declaration will explore contemporary art’s power to catalyze change, and will feature painting, sculpture, multimedia works, site-specific installations, and time-based performances by emerging and established artists. Featuring new work and commissions by artists from Richmond and around the globe, “Declaration” will examine themes of protest, social justice, connection, and creative community.


Nidaa Badwan 
Martin Bonadeo 
Tania Bruguera
Peter Burr and Porpentine Charity Heartscape
Sonya Clark
Andrea Donnelly
Edie Fake
Hope Ginsburg
Kate Just
Titus Kaphar
Amos Paul Kennedy Jr.
Autumn Knight
Lily Lamberta and All the Saints Theater Co.
Mingwei Lee
Cannupa Hanska Luger
Noor Nuyten
Geof Oppenheimer
Cheryl Pope
Paul Rucker
Curtis Talwst Santiago
Marinella Senatore 
Jon-Phillip Sheridan
Deb Sokolow 
Tavares Stratchan
Felix Gonzalez-Torres
Betty Tompkins
Stephen Vitiello
Levester Williams
Winter Count Collective

Declaration Artists in VCU Libraries Collections

A sample of books in the VCU Libraries collection featuring artists from the Declaration exhibit.

Declaration Themes