soma grossa

SOMA GROSSA was a multi-media survey of painting, installation, soft sculpture, video, jewelry and photography by fat artists explicitly making work about fatness. Rather than engage in the targeted joyful representation of small to mid-fat bodies popular in the ‘body positivity movement,’ the exhibition critiqued the overwhelming metaphysical censorship of fat lives in a world that attempts to will them out of existence or consume them as entertainment. The works in this show challenged viewers’ to consider their own histories with anti-fat attitudes, while simultaneously engaging in the radical act of creating communities between fat people. SOMA GROSSA was curated by Anna Mirzayan as part of Brew House Association’s Prospectus
Emerging Curator program.

The exhibition catalogue can be found here.

Well laden with things of complacence, Table, chair, sugar, assorted produce
Dimensions variable

Out of Line, Sugar, felt, brass, velvet rope. Dimensions variable