Take my sex, I don't need it.
curated by Natasha Matteson
% Aria Rostami % Sarah-Dawn Albani % Johnny Bicos % Eli McNally
% Laurel Rogers
🔓 Sunday, 5.07.2017 % 2-6pm
🔐 Sunday, 6.04.2017 % 4-6pm
performances by Eli McNally
and Fiona @4pm on Sunday, 5.07.2017
15% indiscriminate dysphoria
5% have you been a very good girl and/or boy?
10% transactional fuck
3% anal stage
2% oral stage
25% sexual sublimation
Sarah-Dawn Albani is a practicing theorist – using studio as research method. Her work has been presented at The Richmond Art Center, The Lab, SOMARTS, The Garage, SFAQ Project Space, Ladybug House, Mission Comics, Savernack Street Gallery, and backyards, bedrooms, and alleys throughout the Bay area. She is a frequent contributor to independent zines and chapbooks and is currently working on a Sci-fi novella. She is currently an MFA candidate at the University of California, Berkeley.
Johnny Bicos is a painter based out of San Francisco. He received his BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute (2014) and is currently enrolled at the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard (2020). His work has been included in recent group exhibitions at Altman Siegel and Et al etc. in San Francisco; Nicelle Beauchene Gallery in New York; and Brand New Gallery, Milan.
Eli McNally is a multimedia artist, writer, and musician based in San Francisco. Their work has been featured in the Diego Rivera Gallery, SOMArts, MOCO Gallery, ATA Lounge, R/SF Projects and various basements and bars throughout the Bay Area. They hold a BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute.
Laurel Rogers was raised in the San Francisco Bay Area and received her BFA and BA from the San Francisco Art Institute, where she curated Still Lights Gallery. After school she took up the study and creation of amateur pornography and wrote a porn column for MATH Magazine. Her short film Correspondence (November 2015–September 2016) is presently on tour in Dan Savage’s Hump! Film Festival. Laurel currently lives in Brooklyn and is enrolled in the GSAPP at Columbia University where she studies spatial politics, art history, and historiography.
Aria Rostami creates and releases work out of his bedroom in San Francisco. Primarily a musician, Rostami has created performances for The Center for New Music and Gray Area, played with artists such as Grouper, Lydia Ainsworth, Shura, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, and Author and Punisher, and has released on labels such as Crash Symbols, Spring Theory, Jacktone, Glacial Movements and Zoom Lens.