9/13/2013

BRASS IN POCKET OPENS TONIGHT @ BOOKLYN

BRASS IN POCKET
curated by Aimee Lusty + Kate Wadkins
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2013 - SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2013

OPENING TONIGHT, FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 13, 6-10PM
coinciding with Greenpoint Gallery Night.


Susan Fang
Liz Linden
Lynnette Miranda
Caroline Paquita
Catherine Stack
Tamara Waite-Santibanez

The Booklyn Art Gallery is pleased to present BRASS IN POCKET, a group exhibition featuring work by Susan Fang, Liz Linden, Lynnette Miranda, Caroline Paquita, Catherine Stack, and Tamara Waite-Santibanez, and Book Swap… a collaborative project by Liz Linden and Jen Kennedy.

We approached this show with the desire to represent contemporary feminist artists working in different media with the commonality of transcending subject matter and traditional techniques in print, collage, drawing and sculpture. Instead, BRASS IN POCKET is a group of New York-based women artists who are doing just that, but whose work may not necessarily be described as “feminist art.”

What we discovered through this process is that it is less of a “feminist” concern to narrowly define this work as “feminist art.” It is more important to bring the work, the pushing of boundaries and mediums, to light. Throughout our studio visits feminist themes emerged. While often not the forefront of the artist’s subject matter, each artist still faces a sexist power structure within the art world, and within her everyday life... [read more]

Curated by Aimee Lusty & Kate Wadkins. For more information please contact aimee@booklyn.org

Gallery Hours: Thursday-Tuesday, 12pm-5pm.

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In addition to the exhibition, Aimee and I are soliciting contributions to a feminist art zine, to be published at the closing of BRASS IN POCKET. Deadline for submissions is October 13th, for more info visit us at brassinpocket-booklyn.tumblr.com.