The Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art Announces Its Latest Queer Exhibit: "Images on Which to Build"
Exploring queer activism in the form of sex-positivity, love and more.
On display from March 10 to July 30, “Images on Which To Build,” explores the work of artists “who produced influential projects from the 1970s through the 1990s,” the exclusive press release reads. It will also “reveal the technologies through which influential image cultures were constructed and circulated.”
Curated by photographer and writer Ariel Goldberg, the exhibit aims to highlight the iconic history of queer art culture, “presenting a range of practices where photography was a tool for self-determination within interconnected feminist, trans, lesbian, gay, bisexual and queer grassroots organizing.”
The exhibit features the likes of genderqueer artist Lola FLASH and their works “Quick Nightclub Flier” and “Clit Club Series.” Known for creating “new ways of seeing,” by “challenges stereotypes and gender, sexual and racial preconceptions” as their website states, Flash places queer romance and sexuality front and center, highlighting the museums ethos.
“Photography helps us travel to other times to better understand the repressive political and societal structures we are experiencing today as well as modes of resistance. Images on which to build takes us to the near past, because today’s movements for justice persist in imagining futures beyond a reality of excessive policing and violence. I am delighted to bring the exhibition to the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art, a space that continues to champion the resilience of trans and queer communities through art.”
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