Sinister Feminism
Curated by Piper Marshall with Lola Kramer


A.I.R. Gallery's 12th Biennial Exhibition


January 5 - February 5, 2017
Opening Reception: Sunday, January 8th, 4-6pm

Participating Artists
Lucas Berd, Dora Budor, ceramics club (cc), Kerry Downey, Dolores Furtado, Nicolás Guagnini, Caitlin Keogh, Chelsea Rae Klein, Lizzy Marshall, Whitney Oldenburg, B. Quinn, Lili Reynaud-Dewar, Torbjørn Rødland, Karin Schneider and Leigh Ledare, Bailey Scieszka

Reading with Anne Boyer "Garments Against Women" on Wednesday, January 11th, 7pm
Performance by Basiley Scieska - Date TBD

Sinister Feminism. We fortify veneer into armor. We appropriate from misogynist sources. We exceed the cinematic ideal. We vibrate the sound of the city. We endure. Our physicalizations we know are transgressive. We are a halation of line. We throw shadow across the page. We teach the tongues of the past. We mock the habit of metonymy. We transmit the sense of hysterics. We smell. We hurl what we are required to withstand: our bodies, our selves. We are trying to reach you. 
We wildly grin.

Read the curatorial statement here

Piper Marshall is an independent curator, an integral part of her practice is research, conducted at the Department of Art History at Columbia University, where she is a third-year Ph.D. student. Marshall has presented her work at the Van Gogh Foundation, Arles; Paris Photo France; and the Graduate Center, CUNY. She curated the group exhibitions Life of Forms (2016); Body Bildung (2015); Couplings (2014); and Descartes Daughter (2013). She has curated monographic exhibitions of artists Sadie Benning; John Miller, Ericka Beckman; Silke-Otto Knapp, Judith Bernstein among many others. She has contributed essays to the monographs of Rochelle Goldberg and Josephine Meckseper. Her writing also appears in Texte Zur KunstSpike Magazine; Art In America and

Lola Kramer is an independent curator and writer based in New York. She is currently an MA Candidate at the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College and will present a thesis exhibition on the work of Lawrence Weiner in Spring 2017. She has curated the exhibitions How to solve a problem like Maria, Zürich; Courting Aporia at the Gebert Stiftung für Kultur, Rapperswil; and I See You Shiver at the Hessel Museum, New York. She has organized screenings around the work of Tony Conrad, Julie Becker and Chris Kraus. She has worked with the Hammer Museum, the Swiss Institute, and galleries based in New York City, Brussels and Zürich. Her writing has appeared in Le Salon, and elsewhere. Lola is co-founder of the curatorial collective Anne-Marie.