Yoshua Okón video installations are built on improvisational narratives created by the artist and his collaborators, mostly non-actors willing to participate in a game of social chance that may easily spiral out of control.
With the use of delicate materials, Lauren DiCioccio creates soft sculptures of objects disappearing from the everyday, for better or worse. Replicas of newspapers, currency, and plastic bags and bottles are formed out of dainty fabrics tediously hand–embroidered with thread.
Dances for Non/Fictional Bodies is a performance–based project examining the role(s) of imagined societal ideals as a kind of "fictional body." The piece challenges our widely-held ideals of beauty based on socially imagined perfections of form that rarely exist in actual bodies.
Jennie C. Jones' practice resides at the intersection of art history, music history and African-American history, layering the formal language of modern art—abstraction and minimalism—over the conceptual and technical strategies of avant-garde jazz.