March 9, 2021
NEW YORK CITY – “Reconstructions: Architecture and Blackness in America” is now on view at MoMA, including a newly commissioned video by David Hartt, “On Exactitude in Science (Watts).”
MoMA’s first exhibition to explore the relationship between architecture and the spaces of African American and African diaspora communities, “Reconstructions: Architecture and Blackness in America” presents 10 newly commissioned works by architects, designers, and artists that explore ways in which histories can be made visible and equity can be built. In an interview by Felix Burrichter on SSENSE, Hartt discusses “On Exactitude in Science (Watts)” and his collaboration with filmmaker Charles Burnett. Click here to read the full interview.
Pictured: video still, David Hartt, “On Exactitude in Science (Watts),” 2021, Single-channel video, 15:47 minutes, (loop), color, sound, monitor 49 1/4 x 86 1/2 x 3 3/4 inches, media player, DAC, cables, custom stand, edition of three plus portfolio of 12 photographs