Drawing from primatology, neuroscience and evolution, this lecture provides a commentary on contemporary forms of aggression and predatory behaviour relating to the desire for resources in post-industrial societies. The lecture is delivered by Dr Zira, the chimpanzee psychologist and expert in human behaviour made famous by Planet of the Apes (1968). This performance is part of the Monuments from the Future episode.
Coco Fusco (b. 1960, New York, USA) lives in New York. Fusco is an interdisciplinary artist and writer who explores the politics of gender, race, war, and identity in videos, performances and installations. Her work incorporates large-scale projections, closed-circuit television, web-based live streaming performances, as well as performances at cultural events that engage with the audience.
Co-commissioned by Frieze Projects