Leslie-Lohman Museum Tour/Events – April 2015

Excerpt from the Leslie Lohman Weekly eDigest

Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art
26 Wooster Street, New York, NY 10013

Tour/event schedule for April 2015:


Artist and Curator Panel

Friday, April 3, 6:30-8:30pm
Curator Jenn Tyburczy in conversation with Irreverent artists Alex Donis, Barbara Nitke, Michelle Handelman, Kimi Tayler and Baris Barlas.

Saturday, April 4, 3pm

Jennifer Tyburczy is the curator for Irreverent. She is Assistant Professor of Cultural-Critical Rhetoric and Performance Studies in the Program of Speech Communication and Rhetoric and the Department of English Language and Literature at the University of South Carolina, Columbia. Her book Sex Museums: The Politics and Performance of Display is forthcoming with the University of Chicago Press. Tyburczy received her Ph.D. in performance studies from Northwestern University in 2009 and her M.A. in English Literature from the University of Texas, Austin in 2003.

Saturday, April 11, 3pm

Michelle Handelman uses video, live performance and photography to make confrontational works that explore the sublime in its various forms of excess and nothingness.

Wednesday, April 22, 6:30-8:30pm

Cassils Lecture. Heather Cassils is an artist who uses the physical body as sculptural mass with which to rupture societal norms. Implementing a rigorous physical training practice and queering knowledge of kinesiology and sports science, Cassils formally manipulates the body into a shape that defies gendered expectations.