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Hear New York–based artist Zoe Leonard, the Wexner Center’s 2003–4 Artist Residency Award recipient in visual arts, discuss her expansive practice that brings together photography and sculpture to explore themes of loss, migration, gender, and sexuality in the urban landscape. With a distinctly personal eye, Leonard draws attention to the conditions of politics and of image-making and display, asking the viewer to both reconsider the act of looking and to question the meanings behind familiar images and objects. Leonard’s visit coincides with the arms ache avid aeon: Nancy Brooks Brody / Joy Episalla / Zoe Leonard / Carrie Yamaoka: fierce pussy amplified season and related programs at Beeler Gallery at Columbus College of Art & Design. The artist was a core member of the queer art collective formed in 1991 to bring attention to lesbian identity and gay rights.
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