Boundary Creatures

6:00 pm

July 5, 2019

Opening: Boundary Creatures
Friday, July 5, 2019 | 6 – 10pm | Terminal 136

Boundary Creatures is the most recent body of work by mixed-media installation artist, Christine Garvey.

“What is most regulated in any culture is the body, particularly women’s bodies… Even centuries before the term emerged, the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle advanced the influential argument that a woman’s body is monstrous by nature, a deviation from that of the normative male…”

– Francis Connelly, The Grotesque in Western Art and Culture (2012)

“In my sculptures and installations I claim the female body as my raw material – tearing it apart and rebuilding it as a way to find power, autonomy, and dark magic in its inherent otherness.