September 15th, 2018

“Remote Castration” at LAXART

Jahni Moore

Artists: John Altoon, Nancy Buchanan, Kathryn Garcia, Daniel T Gaitor-Lomack, Jenny Holzer, Nova Jiang, Paul McCarthy, Jahni Moore, Sue Williams, Benjamin Weissman

Venue: LAXART, Los Angeles

Exhibition Title: Remote Castration

Date: July 29 – September 15, 2018

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"Remote Castration" at LAXART

Benjamin Weissman

John Altoon

Full gallery of images, press release and link available after the jump.

Images:

Images courtesy of LAXART, Los Angeles. Photos of Ruben Diaz.

Press Release:

Remote Castration is a group exhibition that reflects on the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements and how they resonate with a trajectory of feminist thought in contemporary art. The exhibition’s title is derived from a piece of graffiti—spotted in L.A. in fall of 2017—that serves as both provocation and barometer for a collective consciousness operating around gender and power today. While marking a paradigm shift in outdated systems of authority, the present outing of sexual misconduct and abuse of power (on a scale and frequency unlike any before) raises important questions around social behavior, sexuality, ethics, truth, desire, repression, language, selfhood, and privilege.

This exhibition will be accompanied by a related series of events this September. Events include the launch of Futura/No Futura, a new collection of 26 broadsheets featuring concrete poetry by women artists, published by LAXART; a lecture on sculpture and reproductive rights by artist and lawyer Ragen Moss; performance by Daniel T. Gaitor-Lomack; and more. Please check back for a full listing.

Link: “Remote Castration” at LAXART

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