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Wilmer Wilson IV From My Paper Bag Colored Heart performance, 2012

Wilmer Wilson IV

From My Paper Bag Colored Heart performance, 2012.

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Wilmer Wilson IV Henry Box Brown FOREVER

Wilmer Wilson IV

Henry "Box" Brown: FOREVER, performance, 2012.

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Biography

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Wilmer Wilson IV (b. 1989, Richmond, VA) is critically recognized for performative investigations into the marginalization of, and the care for, Black bodies in everyday social relation.

He is the recipient of The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage Fellowship and The American Academy in Rome Fellowship. Wilson’s work has been presented at The New Museum, New York, NY; Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Boston, MA; Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia, PA; Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR; American University Museum, Washington, DC; Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL; National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC; and In Flanders Fields Museum, Ieper, Belgium. 

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