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On The Ground Floor Celebrates One-Year Anniversary With New Exhibit: "The Feminist Sex Shoppe."
A group art show exploring sex-positive feminism
On View March 28 - April 11, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 23, 2015
Los Angeles, CA - On The Ground Floor (OTGF) is pleased to present a group exhibition of 23 emerging artists who explore concepts of sex-positive feminism. "The Feminist Sex Shoppe" will run from March 28th through April 11th, 2015 and open with our artist-run space's One-Year Anniversary Event on March 28th from 7pm - 10pm.
This art show addresses the influence of family, religion, culture, politics, education, and the economy on women and their sexualities. Notions of pleasure and desire, repression and repulsion, taboo and fantasy, body image and biology, love, lust, shame, eroticism, and kink are examined through contemporary art in diverse media.
"The Feminist Sex Shoppe" is curated by Malika Ali and features new works by Amy Cannestra, Angela Rose Voulgarelis, Black Leader, Carly Zufelt, César Piette, Christine Wuenschel, Clotilde Jiménez, Dakota Gearhart, Eike Waltz, Ellen Dicola, Ghislaine Fremaux, Heather Marie Scholl, Jackie J. Stone, Jeanette May, Julia Phillips, Kellie Spano, Lisa Cooperman, Marie Tomanova, Marta Lee, Nico Mazza, Nina Rota, Patricia Ventura Parra, and Sapira Cheuk.
On The Ground Floor is a South LA based, artist-run space established in the spring of 2014. OTGF hosts art shows, talks, performances, and workshops that seek to foster meaningful conversations about the arts, create organic connections for artists, and preserve space for artistic experimentation and exploration.
"The Feminist Sex Shoppe" is open during events and by appointment only. Admission is free. RSVP is required. Additional events include an Erotic Reading Night on April 4, 2015 and a Feminist Costume Ball & Closing Party on April 11, 2015. Located at 3616 Mount Vernon Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90008 - on the ground floor of a two-story residence situated above historic Leimert Park. Please visit our Calendar for more details. www.onthegroundfloor.co