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Preparing!
December 15 2015
6.30 -7pm
@ suffer 616 E9th Street NYC
DISCUSSION

"Opening"

August 2002, St Mark's Church NYC, Mary Magdelan Cabaret.

"Opening" is about birth. The first sacred doorway we come through to life is the vagina.

Behind the performance I screened a short video I made which had still shots of doorways around the neighborhood interspersed with shots of vaginas. The video ends with a man and woman going inside a doorway, it slams closed.

I enter rolled up in a carpet and am rolled out onto a canvas. I cover myself in reds, brown and pinks, as though giving birth to myself. I am rolled up and carried off leaving a painting that resembles a birth bed.

Duration: 5 minutes.

"Opening"

August 2002, St Mark's Church NYC, Mary Magdelan Cabaret.

"Opening" is about birth. The first sacred doorway we come through to life is the vagina.

Behind the performance I screened a short video I made which had still shots of doorways around the neighborhood interspersed with shots of vaginas. The video ends with a man and woman going inside a doorway, it slams closed.

I enter rolled up in a carpet and am rolled out onto a canvas. I cover myself in reds, brown and pinks, as though giving birth to myself. I am rolled up and carried off leaving a painting that resembles a birth bed.

Duration: 5 minutes.

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photographer: MALACHI WEIR

MISSION STATEMENT

I am returning to my roots as a painter, where I first discovered my talent, lost my identity/my sense of separation in process - painting portraits. For the next 2 years I am only painting portraits. Abstraction & performance art lend to my feeling immortal now I am mother I feel human, more grounded & more vulnerable than ever and I am pulled to dive in.

I will open an exhibITion MUDBIRD, Dec 9 2015 at TBG (my studio/gallery). I PREPARE the space for my new show & my new direction.

A zen studio to paint commissions in & bring my subjects into & also the option to rent a part of it out as event space gives me a solid base to generate a reliable income for me & my baby.

All the signs look good. I have started all the preliminary work to transform my space and life. I am excited to be re-creating my space to provide a secure future for my son which also allows me to continue making art. Your contribution would enable me to transition to the next phase of my arts practice.