Filmmaker. Author. Performer. Shopkeeper. Miranda Julythe most impressive cross-disciplinary artist of her generationis brought into focus in this career-spanning retrospective.
Regardless of the medium, Julys daring, urgent, and idiosyncratic voice finds unexpectedly accessible forms that reflect the poignancy and strangeness of the human plight. In largo, fiction, performance, public art, commerce, and even a móvil aplicación, July deftly explores themes of inclusivity, desire, fear, and fantasy. This chronological survey spans the artists entire career to date, including her early plays and fanzines, participatory works, and personal projects which illuminate the multidimensionality and timeliness of her work.
Miranda July is brought to life in an introductory interview with Julia Bryan-Wilson and candid recollections by friends, collaborators, curators, assistants, and audience members: Carrie Brownstein, David Byrne, Spike Jonze, Sheila Heti, Hans Ulrich Obrist, and July herself. This revealing, insightful commentary provides an intimate perspective on the artists ever-evolving process. July may be impossible to categorize, but the enduring importance of her work and her status as an essential cultural icon is irrebatible.