April 19, 2021 - April 25, 2021
Queer Frontiers Presents Jess MacCormack
LOMAA is to excited to welcome multidisciplinary artist Jess MacCormack for our second event in the Queer Frontiers series! Jess MacCormack’s work will be presented across various social media platforms and LOMAA will host a virtual discussion between Jess MacCormack and Rebecca Casalino. This event is presented in partnership with Femme Art Review.
Video Screening: Monday April 19 to Sunday April 25, 2021 available on https://vimeo.com/lomaa Accessibility Note: Closed Captioned
Animated Gifs: Tuesday April 20 to Saturday April 24, 2021 Available on Instagram
In Discussion - Jess MacCormack and Rebecca Casalino: Sunday April 25, 2021 at 3pm EST Register for info through link in bio Content Note: Discussion includes descriptions of child abuse, sexual assault, and mental illness. Accessibility Note: ASL Interpreted
Jess MacCormack - Their practice engages with the intersection of institutional violence and the socio-political reality of personal trauma. Working in various mediums, from installation and video to community art, their art explores queer politics, mental illness, embodiment and criminalization.
Rebecca Casalino is an artist, writer and curator based in Hamilton, Ontario (Treaty 3) on the land of the Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe First Nations people. She is a queer Italian-Canadian settler, maintaining her practice through deeply personal collaborations in her community and sheer willpower. Her art practice is currently focusing on drawing and multiples. Casalino has also previously worked in video, performance, sculpture, and installation. Casalino completed her BA in Studio Art, with a minor in English, at the University of Guelph in 2017. She co-managed VS Studios from 2017-2018 running numerous social practice projects. Casalino's curatorial and research practices are based in queer theory and artists’ multiples. Casalino recently graduated from the Ontario College of Art and Design University with an MFA in Criticism and Curatorial Practice.
The video screening is closed captioned. ASL interpretation will be provided for the artist talk on April 25.