Closing Reception TONIGHT (5/31) 6-9pm
Looking for some perspective? Take a short trip down to Providence and join the closing reception for Bradley Wester’s solo exhibition DISCOurse #1: Pinup, examining the queer vs. straight image. Assembled like a giant circuit board, his work intertwines and overlaps in a brilliant and colorful network of photographs, paintings, ordinary objects and projected imagery. It’s shiny surface warps and distorts real-space into a reflected queer image. His exhibition asks us to ponder whether a straight reflection truly exists.
“DISCOurse is emphatic that art lie between the space of “knowledge production” and not-knowing—proto knowledge. It also refuses a critical discursive of the present that takes the form of complaint or condescension. DISCOurse imagines, in the here and now, a (queer) utopian futurity that is diverse, optimistic, joyous and fun—it puts the disco back into critical discourse.”
Disco DJ’d party and food trucks in the courtyard.
Closing reception 5/31, 6-9pm // On view through now – 6/1
@Yellow Peril Gallery // 60 Valley St (Providence)