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Opening Night LA Art Show Performance "Diversity Walks & Talks"
Diversity Walks and Talks By Miss Art World Curated by Peter Mays Presented by Los Angeles Arts Association / Gallery 825 The “Diversity Walks and Talks” performance invited individuals proclaimers of LA’s culture to strut the runway in celebration of their uniqueness, showcasing LA’s diversity. A variety of participants were interviewed about what diversity represents to them. Their interviews played during their walk down the runway at the LA Art Show 2020. This performance, like LA’s fashion and celebrity culture, was high energy, fast-paced, and confident. Curated by Peter Mays Presented by Los Angeles Arts Association / Gallery 825 1 Oscar Ramirez @artunderworld 2 Lourans Mikhail @louransmikhail 3 Briana Edwards @breezydoesit 4 Annette Ramirez 5 Dominic Quagliozzi @artistdominic 6 Cecilia Taibo Rahban @ceciliassteelofficial 7 Ms.whoopdeedoo @Ms.whoopdeedoo 8 Ibuki Kuramochi @Ibuki_Kuramochi 9 Vanessa Osman @vanessaosman 10 Raychel Espiritu @Raychel Espiritu 11 Carlos Graña 12 Poohnana @sheisplussizebeauty 13 Kayla Cloonan @klcloonanart 14 Joshua Cabello @sunset_blush 15 Anne Marroquin @anne_banann 16 Chenhung Chen @chenhungchenart 17 Liza Sargent @lizasargent 18 Chuck Hohng @chohng 19 Joe Luis Cedillo @joeluiscedillo 20 Karen Sarrow @Karen Sarrow 21 Jorge Zambrano @zambravo 22 Jay Walter @jwalterlb 23 Reinhardt Kenneth @Reinhardt Kenneth 24 SP Harper @spharper 25 Casey Miller @caseydia_ 26 Jon Ching @jonchingart 27 Brandon Thompson @branfreakindon 28 Christopher J Flores @Dangerous_Designs 29 Andrée Carter @abstractabc 30 BiJian Fan 31 Jerry Clifford 32 Dani Nicole @daninicolemusic 33 David Hopper 34 Maria Hernandez Wareagle @mariahernandezwareagle 35 Jasimen Phillips 36 Kingpelvisb @Kingpelvisb 37 Gabby Vera 38 Arifa Aboobucker @arifayasmin 39 Yozmit @yozmit 40 Black Man White Baby @BlackManWhiteBaby
Performance Art: Secret Language
Women used fans not only as an accessory but also as a tool to attract additional attention through affectionate gestures. The secret language of fans has been used as a feminine tool across cultures to give females a voice when they historically had none. Yet, this voice came with expectations of being coy “ladylike”, not brazen or violent. The destruction of the fan is an act of defiance of these expectations. Duration: 1 hour The audio for this performance was only heard through one pair of headphones that was passed around to the audience. This kept the meaning of the motions secret between the performer and the listener. A set of headphones sit on a pedestal for people to pick up and listen to. The audio has recordings of different voices saying a variety of phrases like “I love you” and “You are cruel”. This same audio is connected to an earpiece the performer is wearing under the mask and cannot be seen by the audience. When the audio says a phrase, the performer does the related action to the phrases meaning with the fan. However, because of the fan’s large scale the performer has a difficult time being “coy” with the elegant flirtatious actions. The audio over time becomes faster and faster and causes the fan the break, once it breaks the performer proceeds to tear it apart. Performed: Gallery 825, Hollywood. LA COY Los Angeles Art Association is pleased to announce the opening of Coy at Gallery 825 on September 14, 2019 from 6-9pm (runs through October 18, 2019). Coy is an investigation of simplicity and modest presentation in contemporary art practice juried by Phyllis Hoffberg. Coy features artists BlackManWhiteBaby, Nika Armine, Larry Brownstein, Kerry Campbell, Ellen Cantor, Suzanne Edmonson, Megan Frances, Maureen Haldeman, Shelley Heffler, Veda B Kaya, Campbell Laird, Rich Lanet, Laura Larson, Dean Larson, Elizabeth Noble, Susan Ossoman, Osceola Refetoff, Karl Rogers, Seda Saar, Jacob Shavit, J. Sloman, Emily Snyder, Phil Tarley, Scott Trimble and Miss Art World. In addition to the group show Coy, LAAA will also present 3 solo exhibitions by Carlos Grasso, Karen Hochman Brown and Jay Wysard.
Performance Art: The Icarus Complex
Hello Art lovers!! This performance took place at Gallery 825 in LA for their Second Skins show. The entire performance was an hour and half. I did my best to cut the video down but leave in the concept and important moments. At the end I talk more about the meaning behind this performance. Let me know what you thing and enjoy! Love, Miss Art World
Performance Art: Frosted Take Two
@baha_danesh @wechooseart and @the_montalban for including me in Rainbow Shift - A Queer Homecoming Celebration Miss Art World performance "Frosted" plays into pageants and women in the beauty industry decorating themselves in order to compete for the most beautiful. Unlike a pageant, the women in this performance are solely focused on decorating each other without the competitor relationship making the decoration of each other a celebration of the body. The women’s task in this performance is to frost each other as though they were decorating a cake yet the action has a similar feel as putting on each other’s makeup. They take turns working on different body parts and areas making each look like a beautifully decorated cake. Promoting beatification or objectification can be perceived as a blurry line to onlookers.
Performance Art: Alterations
Hello Loves! Here is a brand-new art performance titled “Alterations” performed on January 6 at Shoebox Projects in La. Please let me know your thoughts! Below is take from the Artillery Magazine The performance “Alterations” was performed in the Shoebox Project’s closet space. The performed uses the setting of the closet space to inform the performance’s concept of unseen world love dolls. Love dolls are normally hidden away, not to be talked about but used to resemble and replace women. Miss Art World says “The use of love dolls is objectification of women, but what I think is interesting is the view from a woman’s perspective trying to deal with or work through the concept of men using love dolls. This performance resembles this struggle and attempts to alter the doll into something society understands.” Miss Art World is an artist based in Los Angeles, CA. She is an emerging performance artist and has exhibited throughout the country and was honored to perform at Art Basel Miami in 2017. Miss Art World was diagnosed with an incurable eye disease at the age of ten and has struggled seeing ever since. The rejection and prejudices that arose from the academic environment led her to seek out other means of fulfillment; this came in the form of beauty pageants. Over the years, she participated in pageants winning several titles including Miss New York World. Success in pageantry proved to be both her salvation as well as a burden. Using her experiences to inform her art practice, Miss Art World critiques the unrealistic display of the “perfected” physical form and the pressures to attain it. She crowned herself Miss Art World and uses the title to question the dominating ideologies of beauty fused society’s disturbing and obsession with it. Don’t miss this thought provoking and bizarre performance and exhibit. Visit shoeboxprojects.com for more information. https://artillerymag.com/events/miss-art-world-alterations-in-the-closet-at-shoebox-projects/?fbclid=IwAR01z90438475K80aufArkzPqwtZ2dzLhWuPkRqeJxHBMvEV1MZw5imraB0
Performance Art: "Welcome Home Master"
Hello Everyone!! Super excited to post this video of a brand new performance art piece titled "Welcome Home Master". This two hour performance took place at the opening of The Mob at DemoBlank. https://www.instagram.com/demoblank/ Enjoy! Share your thoughts and don't forget to subscribe! Love ya, Miss Art World
Performance Art: "Cemented"
http://superpositiongallery.com/artists/ Hello!! Welcome back to my channel! Here is a brand new art performance called Cemented. Please let me know what you think. :) Enjoy. Love, Miss Art World EXHIBIT'S PRESS RELEASE Los Angeles, CA- “Superposition is a fundamental principle of quantum mechanics stating that a physical system simultaneously exists partly in all theoretically possible states; but when measured or observed gives a result corresponding to only one of the possible states.” -Erwin Schrödinger Superposition Gallery is pleased to present "Superposition," an inaugural exhibition of artworks by our eleven newly represented artists who interpret the meaning of simultaneous existence in one’s art practice. The artworks employ many interpretations of intersectional identities including race, gender, upbringing, environment and disability, using a range of mediums such as sculpture, painting, photographic prints, mixed media, film, and performance art. Many of the works were made specifically for the exhibition. Some works include Martin Etem’s theFUTUREisMIXED, (2018); Super Future Kid’s A Peanut Walks Into A Bar, (2018); Haleigh Nickerson’s Venus, (2018); and a performance at the reception by Miss Art World. The curator, Storm Ascher, founded Superposition on the principle of putting on exhibitions, performances, and events with a consciousness of borrowed space. Representation by Superposition Gallery gives artists a platform to exist in multiple contexts at once. By collaborating with spaces that have a consciousness of the neighborhood in which they reside, Superposition takes on the life of the nomadic artist and resident while fostering relationships with collectors and institutions. The exhibition will include works by Hannah Bigeleisen, Martin Etem, Liam Fox, Super Future Kid, Eilen Itzel Mena, Nelson Munares, Haleigh Nickerson, RFX1, Suzanne Saroff, Sinjun Strom, and Miss Art World. Superposition is pleased to be in collaboration with Pakkard Studio, located at 1001 S Broadway, 90015 in the Downtown Los Angeles Arts District. The press preview is on August 18th, 2018 from 4-6pm. For rsvp and further information please contact the gallery at firstname.lastname@example.org. The reception will be open to the public starting at 6pm. All images are subject to copyright. Gallery approval must be granted prior to reproduction. Please join the conversation with Superposition Gallery on Artnet: artnet.com/galleries/superposition and on Instagram (@superpositiongallery) via the hashtag #superposition2018
Performance Art: "Personal Vacation"
Concept: A small portion of the gallery space will be my dedicated personal vacation space. During the reception I arrive “made up” which, having been involved in pageantry, involves hours of time putting on hair extensions, fake eyelashes, five inch heels, and an evening gown. In this space, I put on headphones so I can’t hear anyone and I do not interact with those around me. I take off my makeup, my extensions, dress, and heels; all are actions usually only done in privacy but doing it in public taps into the fear of the public seeing women without their “face”. I change into a onesie. My personal effects are placed randomly on the couch. Throughout the duration of the show I will dedicate one day of the week to spend four-six hours taking my personal vacation in the gallery, binge watching Netflix, sleeping, drinking wine, and eating junk food. When I am not there I will recruit others to take their personal vacation there as well however there may not be someone there all the time. Each time I visit the gallery I will arrive newly “made up” and go through same route leaving my beauty products, dresses, makeup wipes and heels behind on and around the couch retiring these beauty items.
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