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Body Talk

September 17 - October 30

Exhibition Dates: September 17 – October 30
Exhibition Reception: Friday, October 14

The Torpedo Factory Art Center presents Body Talk, an all-media group exhibition themed on self-portraiture, figural work, or depictions of the self on view in Target Gallery and Studio 9. The goal for this exhibition is to explore themes of identity, culture, gender, and mental health through the expression of the physical form.

 

Participating artists: 

Jenna Alderiso, Melbourne, FL

Aliana Grace Bailey, Washington, DC

Laurie Berenhaus, Tarrytown, NY

Hannah Boone, Buffalo, NY

Eliza Clifford, Bethesda, MD

Dek Dekson, Tacoma WA

Sharon Draghi, Scarsdale, NY

Nicholas Elbakidze, Chattanooga, TN

Ash Hagerstrand, Brooklyn NY

Michael Hubbard, Midland, TX

Leslie Keifer, Washington DC

Elizabeth Lamb, Brooklyn, NY

Elissa Leibowitz-Poma, Silver Spring, MD

Rebecca Spilecki, Wilton, ME

Paula Stuttman, New York City, NY

Jessica Valoris, Washington, DC

April Vendetta, Brooklyn, NY

David Voss, Silver Spring, MD

Milan Warner, Silver Spring, MD

Redeat Wondemu, Washington DC

Lauren  Woods, Opelika, AL

Mia Zheng, Honolulu, HI

 

Image Credit: Sharon Draghi, Time is an Illusion, 2020. Archival Pigment Print


About the Juror

Matt Storm (he/him) is a photo-based artist in Washington, D.C, and a 2020 recipient of the Arts & Humanities Fellowship from Washington D.C.’s Commission on the Arts & Humanities. Storm’s work engages with the theme of identity, and the questions, “who are we, and how do we know?”

Storm serves as Chair of the LGBTQ Caucus for Pride Caucus, and he curated a show of art by D.C.-area artists who identify as transgender, non-binary, Two Spirit, and agender as part of Trans Pride DC in 2019.

Storm has worked at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, MA, and he graduated from Dartmouth College with the Perspectives on Design Award.

Details

Start:
September 17
End:
October 30
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Target Gallery

Venue

Studio 2 – Target Gallery
Phone:
703.746.4590

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