DC Arts Center Presents Queer(ing) Pleasure Group Exhibition Panel Discussion

By Editorial Team on October 8, 2018
Monique ‘Muse’ Dodd, La Negra de Nadie, 2017. Courtesy of DCAC.
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Panel Discussion: Sunday, October 14 from 5pm to 7pm
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Read Eric Hope’s Review of the exhibition HERE.

Curated by Andy Johnson as part of DCAC’s Curatorial Initiative

Mentor curators: Zoë Charlton & Tim Doud

Exhibiting artists: Antonius Bui, Monique Muse Dodd, Tsedaye Makonnen, John Paradiso, and Jade Yumang.

Queer(ing) Pleasure illustrates the radical queer potential of pleasure, challenging the too-often limited, white, hetero-centric logic of the erotic. Ignited by Audre Lorde’s inquiry, forty years ago, into the erotic as power, the exhibition investigates the ways in which pleasure is an “unexpressed and unrecognized” feeling. Through performance, photography, embroidery, video, and sculpture, the artists trace new and existing networks between pleasure, erotics, and queerness.

Gallery hours:

  • Wednesdays through Sundays: 2pm to 7pm

DC Arts Center (DCAC) is located at 2438 18th Street NW.