Rather than one artist creating a body of flags, the participants themselves became the makers and contributed one handmade flag to be featured in the final exhibition in Portland, Oregon.
Lommasson asks participants to allow him to photograph those few items that they were able to carry with them to the U.S.
The exhibition “I <3 Real Life” is the congregation of a collective of young artists…
Through the creation of garments and diverse collaborative memorial actions, Vaughan raises awareness of the violence that transgender and gender non-conforming individuals, particularly trans women of color, face in contemporary American society with “42” referencing the average lifespan of someone in this community.
Metamorphosis is a metaphorical extension of her garden and symbolizes life, death, and renewal.
Halos encircle their stilled and spinning forms, their scale slips and shifts from near and far, macro to micro.
A weird, whimsical painter inspires an artist in lockdown to pick up the brush once more.
Her inspirations come from quilting patterns, needlepoint patterns, and woven tapestry.
Seattle-based textile artist’s “soft paintings” merge subtlety and protest, queering the familiar and undermining the normal.
The exhibition’s title is inspired by the ancestral mythology of the indigenous Sacaca people of the Charcas region of Bolivia