QUEER CAUCUS FOR ART STRANGE BEDFELLOWS: COLLABORATIVE PRACTICE IN QUEER ART Time: 2/13/2014, 12:30 PM—2:00 PM Location: Hilton Chicago, 3rd Floor, Marquette Room
Chair: Amy Cancelmo, Independent Curator
Curator Amy Cancelmo discusses queer collaborative practice with several of the artists featured in her nationally travelling exhibition Strange Bedfellows, currently on view at Averill and Bernard Leviton A+D Gallery, Columbia College, as the sponsored exhibition of the Queer Caucus.
Sean Fader, Fashion Institute of Technology
Tara Mateik, SUNY Staten Island
Tina Takemoto, California College of the Arts
Julie Sutherland, Independent Artist
Strange Bedfellows is a nationally travelling exhibition exploring the role of collaboration in contemporary queer art practice. Curated by queer art historian Amy Cancelmo, Strange Bedfellows posits collaborative art-making as a radical concept; redefining authorship and “queering” the singular artist/ author paradigm.
Moderated by Jose Diaz, Curator of Exhibitions, The Bass Museum of Art
This panel covers the overlap between art and organizing in the public realm. From DIY community projects by artists and collectives to institutionally supported public interventions, enterprises and partnerships, this panel will discuss the future of art and social practice.
Time Out Dubaigave my show at The Jam Jar Dubai a lovely write up. "For Dubai, the exhibition is both liberating and challenging – it’s almost impossible not to have some reaction. For starters, Sean Fader’s video installation is intimate and unusual."
Perception versus reality: when it comes to the world of online dating — or more accurately, online hooking-up — one can often be vastly different than the other. With only a handful of pictures and words to get your message across and no real accountability, is it any wonder we live in the age of Catfish?
If you've ever taken your love life to the digital sphere, you're familiar with the stressful, agonizing and self-esteem destroying task that is creating your dating profile.
From choosing accurate yet complimentary photos to summing up your charm, wit and brains in a succinct bio, the challenge at hand is an arduous one. In an exhibition entitled "Sup?", Sean Faderexplores the complexities of online representations, mixed desires and the occasional breaches of truth: