m(ARTHA) BURGESS “Queer as a Clockwork PeachFish”

Trestle Gallery

poster for m(ARTHA) BURGESS “Queer as a Clockwork PeachFish”
Summer Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 1:30-6:30 pm. After September 1, Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:30-6:30pm.

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Trestle Gallery presents Queer as a Clockwork PeachFish, a solo exhibition by m Holloway Burgess. Queer as a Clockwork PeachFish will feature an installation consisting of sculptural objects and two distinct editions of photographs. One edition is titled, Queer as a Clockwork Orange (portraits of notable GLBTIQ New Yorkers in handmade sets fashioned after drawings in Stanley Kubrick’s film A Clockwork Orange) and the other edition of photographs is titled, My Something (nudes). By creating a space in which to question and dislodge socially constructed mores, the artist embraces the fluidity of GLBTIQ culture. The installation provides a means for various considerations of the title to emerge.

About m(artha) Burgess:

Guggenheim Fellow m(artha) Holloway Burgess is an interdisciplinary installation artist living in New York City. Burgess uses photography and mixed media while also experimenting with collaborations and computer based works. The recipient of numerous grants (including New York State Council on the Arts and the Jerome Foundation) and residencies in the United States (including MacDowell and MassMoCa) and abroad, m has had solo exhibitions in Chelsea, Brooklyn, Texas and Vietnam and has participated within group shows nationally and internationally. m’s work has been reviewed in the New York Times, Art in America, the Paris Review, the Houston Press, and the New York Arts Magazine. An artist member of the Elizabeth Foundation Studio program where she has worked since 2011, m is also a part-time Associate Professor at New School University, teaching MFA and BFA photography candidates since 1998.



from August 07, 2017 to September 15, 2017

Opening Reception on 2017-09-08 from 19:00 to 21:00

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