Prospect.5: Yesterday we said tomorrow

New Orleans' Contemporary Art Triennial
Presented by
Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans
Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans
Prospect New Orleans
Prospect New Orleans

Prospect.5: Yesterday we said tomorrow is the fifth edition of Prospect New Orleans, a citywide art exhibition. Inspired by New Orleans jazz musician Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah’s 2010 album Yesterday You Said Tomorrow, the title of the exhibition centers the unspoken present, the place where past and future come together, and where other courses of action become possible.


On View
Saturday Oct 23, 2021 – Sunday Jan 23, 2022
Venue
The CAC
Installation view by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee

Prospect.5: Yesterday we said tomorrow. Installation view: CAC New Orleans, 2021. Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee

Karon Davis - Prospect.5 New Orleans

Karon Davis, Mary, 2016. Plaster, wire, paper, plastic pipe, & glass eyes, 44 x 33.5 x 38.5 in.
Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee

Prospect.5: Yesterday we said tomorrow, 2021. Installation view: CAC New Orleans. Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee

Prospect.5: Yesterday we said tomorrow, 2021. Installation view: CAC New Orleans. Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee

Phoebe Boswell installation at Prospect.5

Phoebe Boswell, The Black Horizon [Do We Muse on the Sky or Remember the Sea], 2021. Installation view: CAC New Orleans. Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee

Eric-Paul Riege - Prospect.5 New Orleans

Eric-Paul Riege, +, 2021. Mixed fibers, 20 x 20 ft. Installation view: CAC New Orleans. Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee

Prospect.5 features an intergenerational group of 51 artists from the United States, the Caribbean, Africa, and Europe. The artists have created projects that emerge from research into place, express connections to the past and to land, and seek to form and reflect community. They have considered the ways in which history continues to shape the present, and their artworks are testaments to acts of ritual, selfhood, and modes of resistance that define daily life in New Orleans and beyond. Their projects offer spaces of memorialization and mourning, and of imagination and togetherness.

The CAC is excited to host works by 17 internationally-renowned artists across its first and second floor galleries.

View a full list of participating venues and artists at prospect5.org

In the Exhibition
Sky Hopinka Open modal
Phoebe Boswell Open modal
Mark Bradford Open modal
Laura Aguilar Open modal
Kiki Smith Open modal
Kevin Beasley Open modal
Keni Anwar Open modal
Karon Davis Open modal
Jamal Cyrus Open modal
Hương Ngô’ Open modal
Felipe Baeza Open modal
Eric-Paul Riege Open modal
ektor garcia Open modal
Dave McKenzie Open modal
Cosmo Whyte Open modal
Carlos Villa Open modal
Beatriz Santiago Muñoz Open modal
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Supported by
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts
The Helis Foundation
Walda & Sydney Besthoff
Welch Family Foundation
Supported by
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts
Welch Family Foundation
Walda & Sydney Besthoff
The Helis Foundation
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