Adrian Margaret Smith Piper
Adrian Margaret Smith Piper is active/lives in Massachusetts, New York. Adrian Piper is known for conceptual, performance, video and installation art.
Biography Adrian Margaret Smith Piper
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A bi-cultural woman with parents who identified themselves as
"colored", Adrian Piper is a Conceptual* artist who in the late 1960s,
at the forefront of this movement, whose focus is more directed to
concept or underlying philosophy than to creative process.
Piper, whose audiences are ethnically diverse, is dedicated to
'anti-racism' and to deliver her message, often incorporates
"politically charged" text, videos and performance in her work.
She "chooses to remain free of the dictates of the marketplace and
chooses her direction and content outside its accepted parameters,
which often result in her being marginalized. . . .The driving
impetus behind all of her work is to galvanize viewers, trans
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