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Mature Themes is a group exhibition that takes cartoons as its starting point and includes Cindy Ji Hye Kim, Kiki Kogelnik. Brian Kokoska, Bjarne Melgaard, Chelsey Pettyjohn, Erika Vogt, and Julia Wachtel. It is curated by John Garcia

Press Release

A scene from a movie:

Beatrix is sprawled on the bathroom floor, crying. Her tears are those of exhaustion, of joy, and of trauma.

“She covers her mouth so B.B. won’t hear her crying and get worried or confused.”

A long wall separates her from her child. On one side lays Beatrix, consumed by an overflowing catharsis; on the other sits her daughter, B.B., blissfully watching the 1946 cartoon, The …

A scene from a movie:

Beatrix is sprawled on the bathroom floor, crying. Her tears are those of exhaustion, of joy, and of trauma.

“She covers her mouth so B.B. won’t hear her crying and get worried or confused.”

A long wall separates her from her child. On one side lays Beatrix, consumed by an overflowing catharsis; on the other sits her daughter, B.B., blissfully watching the 1946 cartoon, The Talking Magpies. Beatrix hopes for this wall to be a barrier, holding back the crashing weight of consequence and emotion from her idle, and seemingly unaffected, child.

“She washes her face in the …

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Foxy Production
New York

Location

2 East Broadway 200
New York, NY, US
Wed – Sun, 11 – 6PM