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Postcommodity is an interdisciplinary arts collective comprised of Cristóbal Martínez and Kade L. Twist. Postcommodity’s art functions as a shared Indigenous lens and voice to engage the assaultive manifestations of the global market and its supporting institutions, public perceptions, beliefs, and individual actions that comprise the ever-expanding, multinational, multiracial and multiethnic colonizing force that is defining the 21st Century through ever increasing velocities and complex forms of violence. Postcommodity works to forge new metaphors capable of rationalizing our shared experiences within this increasingly challenging contemporary environment; promote a constructive discourse that challenges the social, political and economic processes that are destabilizing communities and geographies; and connect Indigenous narratives of cultural self-determination with the broader public sphere.

The collective has been exhibited nationally and internationally, including: the 57th Carnegie International; 2017 Whitney Biennial; documenta 14, Athens GR and Kassel DE; Art in General in New York NY; Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art; 18th Biennale of Sydney AUS; and their historic land art installation Repellent Fence / Valla Repelente at the U.S./Mexico border near Douglas AZ and Agua Prieta SON.

Postcommodity is the recipient of grants from the Ford Foundation Art of Change Fellowship (2017-8), Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation (2017), Native Arts and Cultures Foundation (2014), Art Matters (2013), Creative Capital (2012), and the Joan Mitchell Foundation (2010). The collective’s work can be found in the collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art, Walker Art Center, and Princeton University Art Museum among others.