Inclusivity through Creativity
An Exploration of “SOLUTIONS”, An Exhibition of Work by Cassils
Free with RSVP
Join us at the Station Museum of Contemporary Art for an exploration of SOLUTIONS, an exhibition of urgent and provocative art by transgender artist Cassils.
We will begin our Creative Exploration at the museum, where we will engage with the exhibit’s themes through prompts and guided questions, and relate them to our own work and lives in creative, meaningful ways. We will then reconvene at Axelrad Beer Garden right across the street for additional writing time and an opportunity to process together and share our work and thoughts.
We’re excited to offer this free generative exploration, but you do have to RSVP in order to join since we’d love to keep the group size manageable. We hope you can join us!
About The Exhibition
Amidst the raging culture war being waged in the United States, SOLUTIONS mobilizes the interior architecture of the Station Museum of Contemporary Art, an exhibition space modeled after the Greek Temple of Athena, Goddess of War. Currently in the US, the rhetoric of “religious freedom” is being used as justification for curtailing the civil rights of minoritized groups. What if the constitutional right to religious freedom were invoked to protect a religion where our deities were brown people, Muslims, women and queers? What if to harm such a body was framed, not as the quotidian victim of police brutality, xenophobia or transphobia but as an act of religious persecution: would the sanctity of our lives finally be given value?
More about the exhibition on the Station Museum website.
About The Artist
CASSILS is a visual artist working in live performance, film, sound, sculpture and photography. Listed by the Huffington Post as “one of ten transgender artists who are changing the landscape of contemporary art,” Cassils has achieved international recognition for a rigorous engagement with the body as a form of social sculpture. Drawing on conceptualism, feminism, body art, gay male aesthetics, Cassils forges a series of powerfully trained bodies for different performative purposes. It is with sweat, blood and sinew that Cassils constructs a visual critique around ideologies and histories.
More about Cassils at their website, www.cassils.net.
To Attend, Please RSVP Here!
About the Station Museum
The Station Museum of Contemporary Art organizes exhibitions that question our society’s morality and ethics. It embraces the idea that art plays a critical role in society as an agent of creativity and civil discourse and as a resource that deepens and broadens public awareness of the cultural, political, economic, and personal dimensions of art.