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RUBBER FACTORY is pleased to present Violet: Mythologies and Other Truths, a solo exhibition by Jon Key.

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RUBBER FACTORY is pleased to present Violet: Mythologies and Other Truths, a solo exhibition by Jon Key.

Jon’s work refigures notions of the past, present, and reimagined future of QTPOC bodies and the American Dream. After the Orlando Pulse nightclub massacre, Jon began examining the spaces and frames in which Queer people of color inhabit and claim as safe. With acrylic paint on paper, Jon’s …

RUBBER FACTORY is pleased to present Violet: Mythologies and Other Truths, a solo exhibition by Jon Key.

Jon’s work refigures notions of the past, present, and reimagined future of QTPOC bodies and the American Dream. After the Orlando Pulse nightclub massacre, Jon began examining the spaces and frames in which Queer people of color inhabit and claim as safe. With acrylic paint on paper, Jon’s work expresses the tension and anxiety of performing and existing as a Queer Black Man.

Through the process of writing, photography and painting, Jon’s practice is autobiographical in nature with …

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29c Ludlow St
New York, NY, US
Wed to Sun , noon to 6pm or by appointment