A Dangerous Body
Naomi Elena Ramirez
June 29 - July 30, 2017
Opening Reception: June 30th from 6-8pm
Artist Talk: June 30th at 6:30pm
DUMBO Art Walk: July 6th from 6-8pm
Panel on Intersectional Feminism: July 7th at 7pm
Performance at The Center for Performance Research: July 22nd at 8pm
Reading of "Witches, Sluts, Feminists: Conjuring The Sex Positive" by Kristen Sollee: July 29th at 4pm
In the exhibition, A Dangerous Body, Ramirez fuses movement, text, music, and cinematic representations through embodied explorations of the temptress archetypes. The femme fatale, illicit lust, and animalistic movements swirl in a web that call attention to our own complicity in the blaming and shaming of female sexuality. In doing so, she asks and answers the question, how can sexualized representations of the female body be used to contradict systemic patriarchal objectification without perpetuating it?
Read the full press release here.
Visit the artist's page here.