Queer Clay Artists in Conversation w/Alex Anderson and Julia Kunin
Video (55:51): a conversation between Alex Anderson and Julia Kunin, two of the talented artists behind the current exhibition Making in Between: Queer Clay at AMOCA, California.
Exhibition: Making in Between: Queer Clay
On View: May 6—December 30, 2023
Location: American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA
Curators: The exhibition is co-curated by Beth Ann Gerstein and Pam Aliaga.
Rainbow Dream Machine by Julia Kunin. Courtesy of the artist and AMOCA.
The exhibition is accompanied by a catalog designed by SAALT Press, featuring full-color images
and new essays by Matthew Limb, Alexis Salas, Richard May, Steve Conti, Beth Ann Gerstein,
and Pam Aliaga.
About the Exhibition Making in Between: Queer Clay
‘Making in Between: Queer Clay (MIB: Queer Clay) is the second major exhibition in the American Museum of Ceramic Art’s Making in Between series. The series brings together works by artists doing intersectional work and exploring common themes of identity, culture, and community. In 2020, Making in Between: Contemporary Chinese American Ceramics featured works by six first- and second-generation artists who shared themes of cultural heritage, identity, language, politics, migration, and displacement.
As MIB: Queer Clay shifts the lens of the Making in Between series from national heritage to explore broader influences on identity, it centers queerness as an unapologetic presence. Mounting an exhibition that focuses solely on work by queer artists, AMOCA brings less familiar narratives to the forefront of ceramics. MIB: Queer Clay features works by historical artists, whose identities have remained largely unseen until recently, alongside contemporary makers.’ – AMOCA
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