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Here is an view of an installation at the 2010 Massart All School School -- The piece was a combination of silkscreen, letterpress and RGB light in a space with 4 approx 6'x11' walls attempting a statement in visual form against the 'politics of inclusion' and assimilation in queer struggles, while also applying that theory to the art world.

There were 100 multiples of a letterpress print reading "'FIGHT FOR THE RIGHT TO BE BORING?" aligned in 10 rows of 10. RGB (red green and blue) lights were directed at the prints which then created shadows of the print on the wall in CMY (cyan magenta and yellow).

I was attempting to expand the idea of the multiple by turning the print itself into a matrix and the shadows into the prints. My intention was also to comment on the way usually cis, white middle class people, have a validated experience of queerness while poor, working class, gender nonconforming, trans, and non-white queer people do not. The CMY shadows from the prints, as well as the shadows of the viewer which were inevitably inserted into the visual space, became the primary formal element and were intended as a metaphorical reference to radical queer politics.

Below are two links to articles that influenced the ideas in this piece -- the 2nd is an interview with the author of "That's Revolting: Queer Strategies for Resisting Assimilation" which is where I the "fight for the right to be boring" text is sourced from:

Queer Liberation is Class Struggle by JOMO - http://gatheringforces.org/2010/01/08/queer-liberation-is-class-struggle/

A Queer Argument Against Marriage by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore - http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127740436

FIGHT FOR THE RIGHT TO BE BORING?
FIGHT FOR THE RIGHT TO BE BORING?
Installation / Screenprint / Letterpress
2010