Tony Cokes lives and works in Providence, Rhode Island, where he serves as Professor in the Department of Modern Culture and Media at Brown University. An alumnus of the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program, Cokes has additionally received grants and fellowships from the Rockefeller Foundation, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, New York State Council for the Arts, New York Foundation for the Arts, and the Getty Research Institute. Recent solo exhibitions and screenings have taken place at the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts; Goldsmiths Centre for Contemporary Art, London; The Shed, New York; Tate, London; Hannah Hoffman, Los Angeles; REDCAT, Los Angeles; and Greene Naftali, New York. Tony Cokes makes video and installation projects that reframe appropriated texts to reflect upon capitalism, subjectivity, knowledge and pleasure.
As of June 2022
Video still courtesy of the artist, Greene Naftali, New York, Hannah Hoffman, Los Angeles, and Electronic Arts Intermix, New York