Object of Her Affection – FAQs

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2018, photo: Jane Pickett

In the run up to Object of Her Affection, I’m answering some frequently asked questions about the performance and subject matter.

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Foundation for Contemporary Arts (support)

photo: Rafael Hernandez

On August 14, 2018, Object of Her Affection and its performances at Automata as part of LAX Festival became the recipient of The Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant.

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2018 Sherwood Award Finalists Interview (CTG Blog)

IMG_4221 Gina Young,  Hana Kim, and Marsian De Lellis at Center Theatre Group, Los Angeles, 2017, Photo: Ryan Miller/Capture Imaging Sherwood
Gina Young,  Hana Kim, and Marsian De Lellis at Center Theatre Group, Los Angeles, 2017, Photo: Ryan Miller / Capture Imaging Sherwood

On December 7th, 2017, Center Theatre Group interviewed Gina Young, Hana Kim, and myself as finalists for the 2018 Sherwood Award about our art/lives in L.A. Read the full story on the Center Theatre Group Blog.

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2015 Jim Henson Foundation Grant (support)

Photo: Rafael Hernandez

In 2015, Object of Her Affection was the recipient of a Project Grant from the Jim Henson Foundation.

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Book Unbound, Chicago (exhibition)

 

On April 26th, 1995, Space Dreams, a 2-channel projected slide installation I created for Book Un-Bound opened in Chicago. Book Unbound was  a group exhibition curated by Michele Wyckoff and Iain Muirhead for Gallery X / Student Union Galleries at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. The exhibition ran from April 26th – May 26th, 1995.

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Inner Monster, Betty Rymer Gallery, Chicago (film installation)

I exhibited Inner Monster, at the Betty Rymer Gallery in Chicago from February 10th, through March 29th, 1995 as part of Cheap Art. Cheap Art was a juried exhibition of work created from inexpensive media and materials. Inner Monster was a stop-motion self portrait with animated mud mask created on a super-8 camera and displayed as a repeating single channel video installation.

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What is Your Gender? (video art)

1994-WIYG-Screenshot-3up What is Your Gender? 1994

On Saturday, December 10, 1994, I screened What is your Gender? a single channel video piece at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago as part of the 4-D Extravaganza. What is Your Gender? deconstructed gender as an arbitrary, non-consensual means of identification inflicted upon individuals starting before birth.  Continue reading “What is Your Gender? (video art)”

Newsday, Long Island, NYC

On February 3, 1994, I was interviewed for Newsday, a Long Island / NYC newspaper, about the passage of The Gay and Lesbian Student Rights Law.  

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Bay Windows 12/23/93

Marsian De Lellis, Adelaide Goetz, Chris Hannon,
Lauren Davindson, Sarah Lonber-Lew, David La Fontaine

On December 23, 1993, Bay Windows covered the passage of legislation I worked on to protect LGBGTQ students in Massachusetts.

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