Adelita Husni Bey
Adelita Husni-Bey (Italy, 1985) is an artist and a researcher whose practice involves the analysis and counter-representation of hegemonic ideologies in contemporary Western societies. Recent projects have also focused on re-thinking radical pedagogical models within the framework of anarco-collectivist studies. Solo shows include: White Paper: The Land, Beirut (in Cairo), 2014, Playing Truant, Gasworks, 2012, The Green Mountain, ViaFarini/DOCVA, 2010. She has participated in Really Useful Knowledge, Reina Sofia museum, 2014, Utopia for Sale?, MAXXI museum, 2014, Jens, Hordeland Kunstsenter, 2013, Meeting Points 7, MuKHa, 2013, 0 Degree Performance, Moscow Biennial 2013, Mental Furniture Industry, Flattime House, 2013, TRACK, S.M.A.K museum, 2012, Right to Refusal, 2012, Bregenz Kunstverein. She has recently completed the Whitney Independent Study Program in New York and will be artist-in-residence at Kadist foundation, San Francisco in the fall of 2015.
At the DAI she presents chapter II of ‘White Paper’, a project based on the analysis of the changing face of legislation in relationship to private ownership, at Casco (Office for Design Art and Theory), in the spring of 2015.