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Jamie Isenstein

Head Space

March 3 to April 15, 2017

Exhibition Walkthrough with Artist: Friday, March 3, 4pm

Opening Reception: Friday, March 3, 5 to 9pm

Jamie Isenstein, Body of Mirrors (four hands, two arms)

Jamie Isenstein, Body of Mirrors (four hands, two arms), 2017, c-print. Courtesy of the Artist and Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York.

Press Release

Jamie Isenstein’s abiding interest in dualities of truth and illusion, high and low culture, and life and death, along with her embrace of vaudeville, slapstick and “artful deception,” has resulted in a playful body of work that spans photography, sculpture, video, and performance. Although Isenstein has often used herself as a prop within her sculptures, Head Space marks a departure for the artist. In this exhibition her body is conspicuously absent and is instead replaced by disguises, automatons and the viewers themselves.

Film Screening

Nightcleaners by Berwick Street Collective (1975 / UK / digital projection from 16 mm / 90 minutes)

Wednesday, March 8, 6:30 pm, Kenan Hall, Room 300

Selected with curator Rachael Rakes, CEAM artist-in-residence and curator Staci Bu Shea will host a screening of “Nightcleaners” by Berwick Street Collective on Wednesday, March 8 (International Women’s Day) at 6:30 pm, followed by a conversation between Staci and Rachael about the film, feminized labor, and consciousness-raising practices and forms.


Courtesy of Berwick Street Film Collective: Humphry Trevelyan, Mary Kelly, James Scott, Marc Karlin and LUX, London

Press Release