Queer Art at the Edge
This event is part of the series Gay Gotham: Art and Underground Culture
Join three groundbreaking queer artists -- Sheila Pepe, niv Acosta, and LJ Roberts -- as they explore the ways in which LGBTQ identity and community shape their creations. Inspired by our exhibition Gay Gotham, these artists will show examples of their work in textile arts, dance, photography, sculpture, and collage, then sit down with Hunter O'Hanian to discuss where the cutting edge of queer art lies today. After the panel, Gay Gotham will be open for late viewing.
Sheila Pepe uses feminist and craft traditions to investigate received notions about the production of canonical artwork and the artist's relationship to museum displays. More about Sheila Pepe here.
LJ Roberts creates textile works that are deeply driven by activism and entwined with critical queer/transgender politics, feminist histories, and the on-going AIDS epidemic. More about LJ Roberts here.
niv Acosta is a post-modern dancer and choreographer whose work, including "the denzel series," addresses personal histories and the passage of time. More about niv Acosta here.
Hunter O'Hanian (moderator) is the Executive Director of the College Art Association and was formerly the director of the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art. More about Hunter O'Hanian here.
$10 for Museum members | $15 for seniors, students & educators (with ID) | $20 for adults. Includes Museum admission.
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