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BODACIOUSSSS IS A GROUP EXHIBITION OF APPROXIMATELY 15 ARTISTS AT VARIOUS STAGES OF THEIR CAREERS. THE EXHIBITION AIMS TO CAPTURE THE FLUID NATURE OF TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY ARTISTIC CAREERS, HIGHLIGHTING PRACTICES THAT ARE NOT ONLY CHANGING THE DEFINITION OF ART BUT ALSO THE WAYS IT IS PRODUCED AND CONSUMED. THE EXHIBITION CENTERS ON ARTISTS WHO MOVE BETWEEN DISPARATE ARENAS: BETWEEN DIGITAL AND PHYSICAL, DIY AND FINE ART, FINE ART AND COMMERCIAL, TRADITIONAL AND ALTERNATIVE VENUES, MUSEUMS AND MOBILE PHONES. FREEING THEMSELVES FROM THE GRAVITAS OF CONVENTIONAL DISPLAY, MANY ARTISTS IN BODACIOUSSSS BALANCE CULTURAL-INTELLECTUAL CONCERNS WITH DELIBERATE CHILD-LIKE PLAYFULNESS AND ABSURDITY. THE ARTISTS IN THIS EXHIBITION SHARE BOTH AWARENESS OF AND DISREGARD FOR THE RULES THAT HAVE DEFINED ARTISTIC PRACTICE IN GENERATIONS PAST.

 

THE EXHIBITION LENDS ITSELF TO A LARGE NUMBER OF WOMEN ARTISTS SINCE WOMEN ARTISTS HAVE HISTORICALLY WORKED IN PERIPHERAL SPACES. AND, AS A NEW FRONTIER, THE DIGITAL ARENA HAS BEEN ESPECIALLY ATTRACTIVE TO ARTISTS SEEKING TO GET OUTSIDE SPHERES OF HISTORICAL PRIVILEGE. THIS EXHIBITION ALSO PROVIDES AN ALTERNATIVE PERSPECTIVE ON WHAT IS COMMONLY CALLED "POST-INTERNET" ART BY CONTEXTUALIZING YOUNGER, DIGITAL ARTISTS WITH ARTISTS OF EARLIER GENERATIONS WHO PIONEERED DIY, INFORMAL, AND HYBRID STYLES OF ART-MAKING.