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Cammisa Buerhaus / Lia Lowenthal. Long Lasting Loveliness

18 Jun 2016 – 17 Jul 2016

New York
New York, United States

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IN LONG LASTING LOVELINESS, CAMMISA BUERHAUS AND LIA LOWENTHAL PRESENT A COLLABORATIVE CRITIQUE OF LABOR, CLASS, AND CAPITAL.

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A DECONSTRUCTED VICTORIAN TEA SERVICE RECONFIGURES SOCIAL INFRASTRUCTURES, GESTURES, AND THE LANGUAGE OF CONSUMPTION AND EXCHANGE. AN ART DEALER SLINGS A HYPERBOLIC SALES PITCH THAT SLIPS INTO A HYSTERICAL PERSONAL MONOLOGUE. WHEN THE ART DEALER, EXPOSED AS A GHOST, GOES HOME, HER ATONAL PIANO MELODY REMAINS, SATURATING THE SPACE BETWEEN LOWENTHAL’S SCULPTURES.

CAMMISA BUERHAUS IS A SOUND ARTIST AND ACTRESS BASED IN NYC. SHE USES IMAGE AND SOUND TO SYNTHESIZE CRITIQUES OF SOCIETY, POLITICS, GENDER AND CULTURE. SHE IS ALSO A MEMBER OF THE THEATRE COMPANY THE NEW YORK CITY PLAYERS AND CO-FOUNDED THE IMPROV DUO DAIKYOFUROSHIKI. SHE HAS RECENTLY PRESENTED NEW COMPOSITIONS AT THE WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, AND PERFORMED WITH THE NEW YORK CITY PLAYERS IN BRUSSELS AT KUNSENTFESTIVALDESARTS AND IN BOLOGNA AT TEATRO ARENA DEL SOLE.

LIA LOWENTHAL IS AN ARTIST BASED IN BROOKLYN. SHE HOLDS AN MFA FROM THE MILTON AVERY SCHOOL OF THE ARTS AT BARD COLLEGE, AND A BA FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES. SHE IS A RECIPIENT OF THE SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK EMERGING ARTIST FELLOWSHIP, CULMINATING IN A COMMISSION AT THE PARK IN SEPTEMBER 2016. RECENT EXHIBITIONS AND COLLABORATIONS INCLUDE HAELER ECHO (2016), 321 GALLERY (2015), SOUTHFIRST (2014), SWISS INSTITUTE (2014), AND ART IN GENERAL (2012). HER WORK HAS BEEN WRITTEN ABOUT IN THE NEW YORKER AND PALETTEN MAGAZINE.

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Cammisa Buerhaus

Lia Lowenthal

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