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Freaks
Curated by: Jason Irwin

476 Jefferson Street
#211
Brooklyn, NY 11237
November 15th, 2008 - December 21st, 2008
Opening: November 15th, 2008 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.privateergallery.com
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
brooklyn
OPEN HOURS:  
Fri, Sat, Sun 12-6pm
TAGS:  
photography, installation, video-art, performance, figurative, sculpture

DESCRIPTION

I am pleased to announce the opening of FREAKS: November 15 – December 21.

Please join us for the opening reception Saturday, November 15, 7-9pm
With a performance by Ryan Berg featuring Chuck Carbia and Kelly Boehmer.

Social outsiders, fetish freaks, mutants, monsters, talking monkeys, wizards and the undead converge on Privateer. Two themes emerge from these collected works: an examination of the body and an exploration of social order. For some, the body is the subject of an experiment, used as a tool to reconcile one's existence. It is opened up and pulled apart, then sewn back together in a new order. Others place characters within an imagined narrative, where the collision of irrationality and aggression results from the violence of groupthink, power and war. As an expression of the human condition, the body and the collective become sites for manipulation and freakish transcendence.

Los Angeles-based artist Ryan Berg will perform Yours Truly, a one-night event featuring Chuck Carbia and Kelly Boehmer.