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Contemporary Art Museum Announces Short Exhibitions by Artists and Others

ST. LOUIS, MO.- The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis announced a new season of The Front Room. Running alongside the Main Galleries, The Front Room operates at a different rhythm, with exhibitions lasting anywhere from a day to a few weeks. These reactive, nimble, provisional, and experimental exhibitions test the boundaries of conventional programming and echo the elasticity of contemporary culture. The upcoming Front Room season features exhibitions by: Xavier Cha (January 22 – 31) Xavier Cha’s performances, objects, and videos revolve around systems of social exchange and hierarchies of physical and psychological space. Her works subtly distort these ideologies by re-contextualizing culture, desire, the individual, and community. A frequent collaborator, Cha has invited dancers, musicians, mystics, or clowns—among many others—not only to participate in her projects, but to become the protagonists of