Theaster Gates My Back, My Wheel and My Will


Artist profile

Theaster Gates

Theaster Gates' practice includes sculpture, installation, performance and urban interventions that aim to bridge the gap between art and life. Gates works as an artist, curator, urbanist and facilitator and his projects attempt to instigate the creation of cultural communities by acting as catalysts for social engagement that leads to political and spatial change.


My Back, My Wheel and My Will

In this film, Theaster Gates discusses the production of his work in the exhibition My Back, My Wheel and My Will on display at both White Cube Hong Kong and White Cube São Paolo.


In this interview with Tim Marlow, Theaster Gates discusses his wide-reaching practice which focuses on “acts of transformation”.

Current exhibitions