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Michael Rakowitz: Backstroke of the West

Sep 16, 2017 - Mar 4, 2018

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Michael Rakowitz, Photo: Joe Mazza – Brave Lux
Installation view, Michael Rakowitz: Backstroke of the West, MCA Chicago September 16, 2017—March 4, 2018 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Michael Rakowitz: Backstroke of the West, MCA Chicago September 16, 2017—March 4, 2018 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Michael Rakowitz: Backstroke of the West, MCA Chicago September 16, 2017—March 4, 2018 The invisible enemy should not exist, (2007–ongoing) Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Michael Rakowitz: Backstroke of the West, MCA Chicago September 16, 2017—March 4, 2018 The invisible enemy should not exist, (2007–ongoing) Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Michael Rakowitz: Backstroke of the West, MCA Chicago September 16, 2017—March 4, 2018 What Dust Will Rise?, 2012 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Michael Rakowitz: Backstroke of the West, MCA Chicago September 16, 2017—March 4, 2018 Work shown: Telescope, From The Earth To The Moon (Strike the Empire Back Series), 2009 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Michael Rakowitz: Backstroke of the West, MCA Chicago September 16, 2017—March 4, 2018 What Dust Will Rise?, 2012 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Michael Rakowitz: Backstroke of the West, MCA Chicago September 16, 2017—March 4, 2018 The worst condition is to pass under a sword which is not one’s own, 2009 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Michael Rakowitz: Backstroke of the West, MCA Chicago September 16, 2017—March 4, 2018 The invisible enemy should not exist, (2007–ongoing) Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Michael Rakowitz: Backstroke of the West, MCA Chicago September 16, 2017—March 4, 2018 What Dust Will Rise?, 2012 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Michael Rakowitz: Backstroke of the West, MCA Chicago September 16, 2017—March 4, 2018 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Michael Rakowitz: Backstroke of the West, MCA Chicago September 16, 2017—March 4, 2018 The invisible enemy should not exist, (2007–ongoing) Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Michael Rakowitz: Backstroke of the West, MCA Chicago September 16, 2017—March 4, 2018 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Michael Rakowitz: Backstroke of the West, MCA Chicago September 16, 2017—March 4, 2018 The invisible enemy should not exist, (2007–ongoing) Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Michael Rakowitz: Backstroke of the West, MCA Chicago September 16, 2017—March 4, 2018 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Michael Rakowitz: Backstroke of the West, MCA Chicago September 16, 2017—March 4, 2018 What Dust Will Rise?, 2012 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Michael Rakowitz: Backstroke of the West, MCA Chicago September 16, 2017—March 4, 2018 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Michael Rakowitz: Backstroke of the West, MCA Chicago September 16, 2017—March 4, 2018 Work shown: May the Arrogant Not Prevail (detail), 2010 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Michael Rakowitz: Backstroke of the West, MCA Chicago September 16, 2017—March 4, 2018 The invisible enemy should not exist, (2007–ongoing) Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Installation view, Michael Rakowitz: Backstroke of the West, MCA Chicago September 16, 2017—March 4, 2018 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Activation of Michael Rakowitz’s Enemy Kitchen, 2012-ongoing, on the MCA’s plaza, October 01, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Activation of Michael Rakowitz’s Enemy Kitchen, 2012–ongoing, on the MCA’s plaza, Oct 1, 2017
Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Activation of Michael Rakowitz’s Enemy Kitchen, 2012-ongoing, on the MCA’s plaza, October 01, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Activation of Michael Rakowitz’s Enemy Kitchen, 2012-ongoing, on the MCA’s plaza, October 01, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Activation of Michael Rakowitz’s Enemy Kitchen, 2012-ongoing, on the MCA’s plaza, October 01, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Activation of Michael Rakowitz’s Enemy Kitchen, 2012-ongoing, on the MCA’s plaza, October 01, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Activation of Michael Rakowitz’s Enemy Kitchen, 2012-ongoing, on the MCA’s plaza, October 01, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Activation of Michael Rakowitz’s Enemy Kitchen, 2012-ongoing, on the MCA’s plaza, October 01, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Activation of Michael Rakowitz’s Enemy Kitchen, 2012-ongoing, on the MCA’s plaza, October 01, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Activation of Michael Rakowitz’s Enemy Kitchen, 2012-ongoing, on the MCA’s plaza, October 01, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Activation of Michael Rakowitz’s Enemy Kitchen, 2012-ongoing, on the MCA’s plaza, October 01, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Activation of Michael Rakowitz’s Enemy Kitchen, 2012-ongoing, on the MCA’s plaza, October 01, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Activation of Michael Rakowitz’s Enemy Kitchen, 2012-ongoing, on the MCA’s plaza, October 01, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Activation of Michael Rakowitz’s Enemy Kitchen, 2012-ongoing, on the MCA’s plaza, October 01, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Activation of Michael Rakowitz’s Enemy Kitchen, 2012-ongoing, on the MCA’s plaza, October 01, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Activation of Michael Rakowitz’s Enemy Kitchen, 2012-ongoing, on the MCA’s plaza, October 01, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Activation of Michael Rakowitz’s Enemy Kitchen, 2012-ongoing, on the MCA’s plaza, October 01, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Activation of Michael Rakowitz’s Enemy Kitchen, 2012-ongoing, on the MCA’s plaza, October 01, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Activation of Michael Rakowitz’s Enemy Kitchen, 2012-ongoing, on the MCA’s plaza, October 01, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Activation of Michael Rakowitz’s Enemy Kitchen, 2012-ongoing, on the MCA’s plaza, October 01, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Activation of Michael Rakowitz’s Enemy Kitchen, 2012-ongoing, on the MCA’s plaza, October 01, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Activation of Michael Rakowitz’s Enemy Kitchen, 2012-ongoing, on the MCA’s plaza, October 01, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Activation of Michael Rakowitz’s Enemy Kitchen, 2012-ongoing, on the MCA’s plaza, October 01, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Activation of Michael Rakowitz’s Enemy Kitchen, 2012-ongoing, on the MCA’s plaza, October 01, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Activation of Michael Rakowitz’s Enemy Kitchen, 2012-ongoing, on the MCA’s plaza, October 01, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Activation of Michael Rakowitz’s Enemy Kitchen, 2012-ongoing, on the MCA’s plaza, October 01, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Activation of Michael Rakowitz’s Enemy Kitchen, 2012-ongoing, on the MCA’s plaza, October 01, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Activation of Michael Rakowitz’s Enemy Kitchen, 2012-ongoing, on the MCA’s plaza, October 01, 2017 Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago