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Zachary Cahill, ICANTHELPYOU (2014), part of 8th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art presents: Zachary Cahill, Installation view USSA Wellness Center (2014). Courtesy Zachary Cahill and USSA 2012. Photo: Henrik Strömberg

Useful and/or Useless: Artists, what is your value?

25 Nov 2015

Chicago-based artist Zachary Cahill discusses his work and presents in response to the question: Artists, what is your use value?

Presented as part of ICA Talks Series: Artists, what is your value? Replicating productivist injunctions for creative practitioners to serve as entrepreneurs, repeatedly proving and performing their own worth, these talks goad artists, critics and theorists to make estimations of the worth of art and artists in the current age.

Zachary Cahill (born 1973, lives and works in Chicago, US) is an interdisciplinary artist whose art work and performances have been exhibited at the Center for Art and Media Technology in Karlsruhe, Germany (ZKM); Aarhus Kunstbygning in Aarhus, Denmark; TONYS, New York; MCA Chicago, the Smart Museum of Art, and threewalls, Chicago, amongst others. His work has been included in the 8th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art. In 2012 he was a participant in The Retreat- A Position of dOCUMENTA (13) at the Banff Centre in Canada. His writings have appeared in many exhibition catalogues and ArtforumAfterallMousse MagazineFrieze Magazine, the Journal of Visual Culture, the journal RETHINKING MARXISM, and Shifter Magazine. Cahill is a regular contributor to and a co-editor of Afterall


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