Home / Events / Visual Arts / Gwenn Seemel: Crime Against Nature

Gwenn Seemel: Crime Against Nature

RICHARD SPEER
Wednesday January 02
Place Gallery
Pioneer Place, third floor, 700 SW 5th Ave.
 
Portraitist Gwenn Seemel turns her attention to the animal kingdom in the exhibition Crime Against Nature and draws whimsical but politically relevant parallels between animal and human sexuality. She offers up a picture of a genderqueer biosphere populated by promiscuous squirrels, infertile camels, lactating male bats, lesbian dolphins, bisexual bonobos and an array of other freak-flag-flying beasts of surf and turf. As fun as the imagery may be, the show powerfully rebuts right-wingers who point to the animal kingdom as “proof” that sex in nature is uniformly vanilla.Through Jan. 12.

 



Where: Place Gallery
Address: Pioneer Place, third floor, 700 SW 5th Ave.

 
 

Place Gallery

Pioneer Place, third floor, 700 SW 5th Ave.
Portland,
97205
 
Other events in Visual Arts

Dark Ecologies

Saturday, Mar 28, 2015
The first thing you see when you walk into Bullseye’s three-artist show, Dark Ecologies, is Carolyn Hopkins’ beautiful and disturbing sculpture, Cascade. It depicts a strung-up dog w ...
Bullseye Projects 300 NW 13th Ave. Web | Map

Durang Durang

Saturday, Mar 28, 2015

Post5 Theatre collection of six one-act plays by absurdist playwright Christopher Durang, touches on grave issues but doesn’t go deep. Instead, Durang glosses over anything too se ...

7:30 pm Fridays-Sundays through March 28 | $15-$20
Post5 Theatre 1666 SE Lambert St. Portland Web | Map

Earthquake Hurricane Midnight Special

Saturday, Mar 28, 2015

Midnight Mass, Amy Miller's irreverent monthly show, and Kickstand's weekly Hurricane regularly joust for the title of best comedy showcase. In an anomaly, they coincide this week and decided to co ...

Midnight Saturday, March 28 | $5
Kickstand Comedy Space 1969 NE 42nd Ave. Portland Web | Map
Also At Place Gallery
There's no more events in Place Gallery
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
comments powered by Disqus
 

Web Design for magazines

Close
Close
Close