I hope you can make it out to see my neon sculptures in this wonderful show tomorrow in Windsor Terrace! The exhibition info from the curators is below. I am excited to show with this group at the Hive!
The Hive art space: 1218 Prospect Ave, apartment 2d, Brooklyn
October 26th, 2019, 6-9 PM
Hope to see you there!
The Hive invites you to the exhibition and performances - Spaghetti-o Incident, curated by Yasmeen Abdallah, Kathie Halfin and Aneta Wegrzyn.
October 26th, 2019, 6-9PM at The Hive art space: 1218 Prospect Ave, apartment 2d, Brooklyn
Kat CoKat Copepe
Muhajir Subuur Lesure
Jean Carla Rodea
The show, titled Spaghetti-o Incident, considers the prescribed gender roles and the body in relation to domesticity, the utilitarian, and food. Inspired by Martha Rosler’s Semiotics of the Kitchen, we celebrate its clever, performative critique on the role of the kitchen, and embody its spirit by updating it to reflect an array of artists with contemporary interdisciplinary approaches.
In borrowing the title of the exhibition from Guns N’ Roses’ The Spaghetti Incident?, an album of covers, ballads, and anthems that range from everything from love and hate, from loneliness, to apathy, to just plain old having a good time, we explore how these ideologies, (many already in place long before G’n’R existed); and how they evolved those aspects to reflect their mystique. In doing so, we further Rosler’s investigation of gender and heteronormativity into an updated dialogue that takes the viewer/participant on a journey, beginning in the 1970’s, through the 1990’s, and into the present day. Guns ‘n Roses itself implies specified gender roles (macho rocker dudes and the sexy women that the songs are about and whom appear in their art. Not to mention those allegations against Axl Rose of spousal abuse, self-indulgence, alpha machismo and control issues...
Hope to see you there,
Aneta, Kathie and Yasmeene!