Art F City’s Strange Genitals Opens Next Thursday at AICAD Seminar Gallery

by The AFC Staff on October 26, 2016 Events


LOCATION: AICAD Seminar Gallery, 20 Jay Street, suite M10, Brooklyn NY

SHOW DATES: November 4 – November 19. Open: Thursday, Friday, Saturday 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM

OPENING RECEPTION: Thursday November 3rd, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

ARTIST TALK: Wednesday, November 16th. Genesis P-Orridge, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

CURATED BY: Art F City’s Paddy Johnson and Michael Anthony Farley

PARTICIPATING ARTISTS: Jared Buckhiester, Saul Chernick, Sejong Cho, Theresa Chromati, Carol Cole, June Culp, Phaan Howng, Megumi Igarashi, Jonathan Monaghan, Cupid Ojala, Ga Hee Park, Sophia Park, Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, Jessica Stoller, Jessica Wilson

This November, realize that we have more than two options.

From bathroom bills to transvaginal ultrasounds, our private parts are increasingly the topic of public debate, usually with the aim of reinforcing control of a binary. But genitalia shouldn’t be legislated into two prescribed boxes. Genitalia is weird, and it should be fun. We’ve noticed artists embracing new forms, prosthesis, and ways of representing the uglies we bump.

From Saul Chernick’s vagina mounds to Sophia Park’s cock cages, and Jonathan Monaghan’s machine sex virtually no genitalia goes untouched or unexamined. And, in this survey, that’s exactly as it should be.

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