Coco Capitán and Lou Stoppard

Coco Capitán and Lou Stoppard
22 October 2020 Chloe Austin

Coco Capitán and Lou Stoppard

Coco Capitán

22 October 2020, 5:10 PM

Coco Capitán

On the occasion of Coco Capitán’s exhibition Naïvy, the artist sat down for a conversation with writer and curator Lou Stoppard to delve into the ideas behind the exhibition⁣. Capitán delves deeper into the imagined community of the ‘lost naïvy’ – her subversion of a military collective – which takes the romantic notion of ‘running away to join the navy’ from the traditional associations around sailors as a starting point but celebrates individuality and vulnerability over conformity and stoicism.

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