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Participating artists: niv Acosta, Mark Aguhar, Math Bass, Effy Beth, Justin Vivian Bond, Pauline Boudry / Renate Lorenz, Vaginal Davis, Zackary Drucker, Chloe Dzubilo, Greer Lankton, Pierre Molinier, Genesis P. Orridge, Flawless Sabrina, Buzz Slutzky, and Chris E. Vargas and the Museum of Transgender Hirstory and Art.
Organized by Jeanne Vaccaro with Stamatina Gregory.
Bring Your Own Body: transgender between archives and aesthetics presents the work of transgender artists and archives, from the institutional and sexological to the personal and liminal. After exhibiting in New York City and Chicago last year, the exhibit will open October 21 at Haverford College’s Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery and be on view until December 11. A program of performance, film, artists, and scholars in conversation, spanning several Philadelphia area venues, will accompany and expand on the exhibition’s conceptual and political stakes.
Bring Your Own Body: transgender between archives and aesthetics will be on view Oct. 21 through Dec. 11 at Haverford College’s Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery. A gallery conversation with the curators will be held Friday, Oct. 21, at 4:30 p.m. in the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery. The talk will be followed by an opening reception from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. in the Gallery. Additional related programming includes a two-day symposium on “Queer Genealogies of the Normal” (Oct. 27–28), a performance by niv Acosta at the Institute of Contemporary Art, film screening of The Queen at the International House, and a conversation between artists Chris E. Vargas and Sharon Hayes at the University of Pennsylvania.
For details and a full schedule: exhibits.haverford.edu/bringyourownbody.