Peabody Essex Museum

Process

Nick Cave scouts flea markets and thrift stores for "one weird thing" that provokes possibility. For him, building a Soundsuit is an organic and impulsive project.

Performance

The people inside Nick Cave's Soundsuits surrender their identities and become "something outside of themselves." The transformation takes conviction.

About

Nick Caves's artwork mashes up art, fashion and dance. His humanoid sculptures are startlingly different, inviting us to see beyond race, gender and physical appearance.