Everything I Make Is For Straight People
acrylic on studio wall
2016

Straddling the line between sincerity and irony, this barely perceptible text piece represents an attempt to resolve a tendency of mine to make "for" the gaze of non-queer people. "Everything I Make Is For Straight People" is at the same time a confession, a warning, a joke, and, hopefully, a jumping off point for the consideration of how we consume marginalized identities and the pressures faced by marginalized cultural producers to educate those unlike them and/or to commoditize/fetishize their own identities or experiences.

 
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