Jun 9th 2023

In dialogue with Intuit President and CEO Debra Kerr, artists and scholars share insights into the impact and legacy of the Henry Darger Room at Intuit. These conversations will inform the re-curation and reinstallation of the Room and its accompanying exhibition on the life and practice of Darger—opening in 2024 following the museum’s renovation. In Dialogue on Henry Darger, a three-part series, is an opportunity for audiences to connect with the renowned outsider artist’s work more deeply and consider new perspectives on his impact.

In the first conversation, internationally acclaimed musician, composer and producer Philippe Cohen Solal will discuss his introduction to the outsider artist, his Darger-inspired album and project OUTSIDER, and the significance of Darger’s legacy.

Closed captions will be available at the virtual program. Please contact Lindsey Wurz at lindsey@art.org with questions related to accessibility accommodations.

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Meet Philippe Cohen Solal

Philippe Cohen Solal is an internationally acclaimed musician, composer and producer who, with Mike Lindsay of Tunng, made OUTSIDER, an album, website, podcast and transmedia project inspired by the art and writings of Henry Darger. The album received critical acclaim upon release in 2021. That year, in celebration of Darger’s birthday, Cohen Solal presented a live performance incorporating the music from the album, live readings (by celebrated French actor Denis Lavant) and animated projections at Museé d’Art Moderne de Paris. Intuit plans to bring this performance to the United States in 2024. Never one to stand still, Cohen Solal continues to create new and exciting projects, collaborating with artists and musicians on albums, musicals and performances.

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