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Margaret Schrecongost

In Maggie Schrecongost’s My Body My Corpse the passive female nude of classical tableau painting is transformed into hyperactive subject, author, and secret agent from a cyber-dimension right next door. Using herself as her primary model, Schrecongost’s work is informed by art history, collage, sci-fi, and feminism, looking simultaneously forward into the future and back into the past, probing the myths and images that haunt our present.

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Lindsay Preston Zappas: I Forgot My Shoes

Zappas’ work as an artist threads between media (sculpture, weaving, photography, and performance), genres (art, craft, and design), and from representation to reality, as rainbow-painted wood, furniture, paper collage, and performers spill from pictorial space into the exhibition space. Whether working with textiles, Photoshop, or paint, the human figure acts as a focal point throughout Zappas’ work, assuming classic art historical manifestations in her photographs but a vulnerable presence in the tapestries’ performative interventions.

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