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installation view, “Just Another Shadie Bitch” (Act II): Let Me Entertain, 2020 Core Exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (US). photo by Ryan Hawk.

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installation views, “Just Another Shadie Bitch” (Act II): Let Me Entertain, 2020. Photos by Ryan Hawk.
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“Just Another Shadie Bitch” (Act II): Let me Entertain, 2020
300 posters, excerpt of “Let me Entertain You” from “Gypsy,” upright piano, LED stripes, LED spotlights, voice and piano notations for “Gypsy” with lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and music score by Jule Styne, center table, ashtray, Cuban cigars, lighter, cigar cutter, glasses, decanter, whisky, aluminum bowl, champagne, lipstick, cigarettes, opera gloves, faux feather boa, armchair, Eau du Parfum Secretions Magnifiques by Etat Libre d’Orange dimensions variable
“Just Another Shadie Bitch” is a multimedia project looking at the greek concept of tragedy, Opera, and social drama. Act II is an immersive installation looking at performativity, social relationships, and architecture. It explores scenography tropes of burlesque and cabaret inside of a traditional visual arts exhibition space.
installation views, “Just Another Shadie Bitch” (Act II): Let Me Entertain, 2020. Photos by Ryan Hawk.

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