P.S. 1 NeoHooDoo: Art for a Forgotten Faith

NeoHooDoo: Art for a Forgotten Faith is a stunning sculptural, visual, and olefactory experience discussing ritualism, spiritualism, and artistic production of a great display of talented artists.

NeoHooDoo, a phrase coined by the poet Ishmael Reed in 1970, celebrates the practice of rituals, folklore, and spirituality in the Americas beyond the scope of organized religion. The endurance of these centuries-old traditions of magic and healing.

Radcliffe Bailey’s sculpture of a ship plunging through a wave of piano key arms.
Rebecca Belmore photo on lightbox
Jimmie Durham, Regina José Galindo’s video of a girl getting assulted with a stun-gun,
Felix Gonzalez-Torres, David Hammons, Michael Joo, Brian Jungen, Ana Mendieta, Pepón Osorio, Adrian Piper, Ernesto Pujol, Dario Robleto, Betye Saar, Gary Simmons, George Smith, Michael Tracy, Nari Ward
Amalia Mesa-Bains room that smelled powerfully of lavander
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