Topical Cream at Swiss Institute
On the occasion of the exhibition PAVILLON DE L’ESPRIT NOUVEAU: A 21st Century Show Home, Topical Cream joined Swiss Institute on October 6, 2015 to celebrate Le Corbusier’s birthday with the premiere of Julika Rudelius’s Threshold and poetry readings by Cecilia Corrigan, Juliana Huxtable, and Eileen Myles.
Cecilia Corrigan is a writer and actress. Her debut book, Titanic (Northwestern / &NOW, 2014), was awarded the Madeleine P. Plonsker Prize. Her performances have been commissioned by the New York Performance Artists Collective and Artists Space, among others.
Juliana Huxtable is a contemporary artist and poet from Texas who studied at Bard College. She was recently included in the New Museum’s Triennial, Surround Audience. She will also be included in an upcoming exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
Eileen Myles is the author of nineteen books including I Must Be Living Twice/new & selected poems and a re-issue of Chelsea Girls, both out from Ecco/Harper Collins in Fall 2015.
Julika Rudelius is an internationally exhibiting video and performance artist. She studied at the Rietveld Academy and has completed residencies at the Rijksakademie van beeldenden kunsten, Amsterdam; ISCP, New York; and Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Workspace Program, New York. Rudelius has shown extensively at international venues including the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; ZKM, Karlsruhe; Brooklyn Museum, New York; Tate Modern, London and MOCA, North Miami. Currently, Rudelius works between Los Angeles, Amsterdam, and Frankfurt and is a professor at the Hochschule für Gestaltung Offenbach in Germany.
Co-founded by Lyndsy Welgos and Ara Anjargolian, New York-based Topical Cream is a media platform focusing on women working in FAT: fashion, art, and technology. The site features women’s contributions in these fields, as well as topical issues.