On Friday the Whitney Museum announced the list of artists selected to participate in the Whitney Biennial from February 25 through May 30 2010. Naturall, the majority of constituents are newcomers and one of them is Aki Sasamoto, a Brooklyn-based Japanese artist practicing in the media of performance and installation.

“Secrets of My Mother’s Child” (2009)

Unfortunatly, I haven’t had the opportunity to see any of the recent Columbia grad’s work in person but if you are interested in learning more, Ashley Rawlings (who I had the utmost pleasure hosting for lunch several weeks ago) has a piece on her in the latest issue of ArtAsiaPacific, in which he discusses, among other things, the curious piece above.

via art observed