Artist Talk: Janaina Tschäpe

Spend your lunch break with an international artist.

Join us for this special visit from Janaina Tschäpe as she discusses Lacrimacorpus, featured in the special exhibition Total Art: Contemporary Videoas well as works in the museum’s collection


Brazil- and New York-based artist Janaina Tschäpe explores themes of the body and landscape, sex, death, renewal, and transformation in paintings, drawings, photographs, and video installations.


Featuring recently acquired works in NMWA’s collection as well as loans from private and public collections, the exhibition highlights the inventive processes that sustain women artists’ position at the forefront of video. Total Art reflects the continued global scope of video. The exhibition features works by Dara Birnbaum, Kimsooja, Mariko Mori, Mwangi Hutter, Alex Prager, Pipilotti Rist, Michal Rovner, Margaret Salmon, Eve Sussman/Rufus Corporation, and Janaina Tschäpe.

National Museum of Women in the Arts