Jan 26, 2017

Post-Election at September Gallery, Opening 1/28

I have a piece in the:

POST-ELECTION SHOW


January 28 - March 5, 2017
Exhibition Co-Organized by
Kristen Dodge and Kate Gilmore

Opening Saturday, January 28, 2017, Performances begin at 3pm!
Opening Day Co-Organized by Lauren Barnes and Shanekia McIntosh

Chimeras at Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts 2/2

Nov 12, 2016

Rosetta at Unisex Salon Tonight 6-8pm at 133 Manhattan

Brooklyn Magazine singles out Rosetta as the Best in Art this weekend! 

Queering Space at Yale University in the News

Oct 21, 2016

Premiere of Multichannel Video Installation "The Summit" at the Tang Museum, Oct 15

My first video, a three-channel installation called "The Summit," just debuted this weekend at the Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs. Thanks to the many geniuses who worked with me on the video and made it happen, and to Liz Collins, whose installation "Energy Field" houses my piece!

Oct 4, 2016

Queering Space at Yale University School of Art, Oct 8-28

Queering Space is an upcoming exhibition at the Yale School of Art that runs from 8.Oct - 28.Oct. Closing reception and performances on 28.Oct, 18:00-22:00 with after party. 

This show will bring together a community of artists from the Yale School of Art and beyond, for the first exhibition of its kind. 

Confirmed artists include: 
Davion Alston, Camille Atley, Katherine BradfordAnna CampbellGeoff ChadseyOngo Gablogian (Caroline Chandler), Jonathan Lyndon ChaseKyle ConiglioSara CoffinLeah DeVunAngela DufresneZackary Drucker/Rhys Ernst, Torkwase DysonAvram FinkelsteinDaphne FitzpatrickBenjamin FredricksonPilar GallegoCamilo GodoyMolly Zuckerman-Hartung, Rin(don) Johnson, Ely Kim, @Savannah Knoop, Doron LangbergBrett Lindell/David MeanixAaron McIntoshTroy Michie, Madison Minax, Lucas Moore, Devin Morris, Carrie MoyerRashaad NewsomeJoel ParsonsSheila PepeElle PerezIsaac PoolJessica PosnerChristina QuarlesBryson RandKale Roberts, Guadeloupe Rosales, Ilana SavdieKevin Seaman, Marcela Torres, Erik Lamar Wallace IIZoe Walsh, D'Angelo Williams, Lachell WorkmanJade Yumang

With confirmed performances by: Hannah Hiaasen & LACTIC

The exhibition was curated by Loren Britton, Shikeith Nieree, Christie Denizio, Erik Freer, Johnathan Robert Payne, Asad Pervaiz, Res, Buzz Slutzky & Erica Wessmann.

Two New Publications

Just out: my text/photo essay entitled "I Object" for ASAP/Journal on the influence of the RE/Search book Angry Women on my work and my essay on "Pedagogy" for Shifter Magazine's Dictionary of the Possible. Here are some links to read/buy!

WE:AMEricans at Station Independent Projects

Station Independent Projects in Manhattan featured one of my photographs this summer in its show WE:AMEricans:

Oct 25, 2015

Heavy Petting with Riitta Ikonen at Dose Projects this Friday (7-10pm, 300 Morgan Ave.)

Come join me and my collaborator Riitta Ikonen for our gay pets show at Dose Projects this Friday. One day only!

Interview in A Child Grows in Brooklyn Blog

Interview in A Child Grows in Brooklyn Blog

Thanks to Rebecca Conroy for interviewing me for A Child Grows in Brooklyn!

Jul 3, 2015

"Transiting Desire" at She Works Flexible in Houston

Super excited for this show with multimedia artist Ashley MacLean and writer Dodie Bellamy, curated by Lynne McCabe, at She Works Flexible Gallery! Please come by if you're in Houston, TX and see it!  

Lesbian Lands Photos in the Huffington Post

Thanks to Huffington Post for this article on my photography, and thanks to all my collaborators, and especially to the folks at Silver Circle Sanctuary!

Apr 25, 2015

April News

Recent and upcoming talks and publications:

I gave readings/talks in April at Independent Curators International Curatorial Hub for Géraldine Gourbe's In the Canyon, Revise the Canon and at the New School for Shifter Magazine's "Dictionary of the Possible." I'll be giving an artist's talk May 6 at CUNY Graduate Center at 6pm for the launch of the Feminist Press journal Women's Studies Quarterly's new issue, Child, which I contributed to. 

I'm also a contributor to the current issue of Art Papers (http://www.artpapers.org/feature_articles/2015_0304-lifealtars.html), which includes my work in Iyawo Kristin Naca's "Life Altars" and Risa Puleo's "New Spaces of Queer Separatism."

"Paper and Performance: The Bent Page" Opens Today at Blanton Museum of Art

Mar 19, 2015

Punk Feminism Panel at the Brooklyn Museum Now Online

Thanks to all the panelists, to everyone who showed up or watched on livestream (1000 people!), and especially to Jess Wilcox at the Sackler Center, who worked extra hard on this with me. Yay!

 

Mar 18, 2015

New York Magazine review of the Punk Panel at the Brooklyn Museum

Hyperallergic on How We Got Here: Portrait of the Artist as a Queer Feminist

Thanks to Clarity Haynes for including me in her article, alongside Chitra Ganesh, Ginger Brooks Takahashi, Karen Heagle, and Rachel Farmer. I'm super honored to be in this company, and it was fun to write my little bit. You can read it here: http://hyperallergic.com/189649/how-we-got-here-portrait-of-the-artist-as-a-queer-feminist/

Mar 3, 2015

"I Will Resist With Every Inch and Every Breath: Punk and the Art of Feminism" at the Brooklyn Museum

The panel that I've organized at the Brooklyn Museum is coming up next week! Can't wait to see what these amazing artists/writers/curators have to say...

Jan 18, 2015

Friendship and Freedom Opens This Friday in Austin

Friendship and Freedom Opens This Friday in Austin

Opening: Friday January 23rd 7-11 pm

MASS Gallery is pleased to announce the first show of our 2015 season!

Friendship and Freedom is a group exhibition of contemporary queer and feminist artworks by Leah DeVun,Edie Fake and the collective known as Nightmare City, presented at MASS Gallery in Austin, TX. The artists in Friendship and Freedom each present work that exists at the crossing of gender, politics, identity, and historical past. Using history as a starting point, the works in Friendship and Freedom express a desire to create ideological and physical spaces in the present for social action, community and camaraderie. 

http://www.massgallery.org/exhibitions/friendship-and-freedom-4/