Due to the recent Omicron-driven surge in COVID-19 cases, the ICA will close at 5 PM on Fridays until further notice.
December 10, 2021 – May 12, 2022
Doing Language : Word Work is a multi-part curatorial project that commissioned five artists—Bryan Castro, Riley Hooker, Joselia Rebekah Hughes, Malcolm Peacock, and agustine zegers—to generate new work in the form of editions and new media. Inspired by Toni Morrison’s Nobel Prize Lecture, DL : WW frames language as a tool to help give shape and weight to the gestural, imperceivable, and fleeting experiences of our lives.READ MORE
October 29, 2021 – June 19, 2022
Set It Off consists of two variations of a monumental, immersive, sonic sculpture installed across two sites: the ICA at VCU and 1708 Gallery. Each structure uniquely incorporates the circulation of water from the James River, reminding us to consider our bodies as mediums for environmental pollutants. Using sonic frequencies that register just below human audibility, the installations provide a series of site-specific experiences for sound to be deeply felt.READ MORE