October 9-November 30, 2008
Location: Keep Six Contemporary gallery
Explicit Fantastic is a multidimensional exhibition, which will explore the issues of sex and sexuality in contemporary culture by introducing international and alternative perspectives. The exhibition will focus on the works of living contemporary artists from different cultural backgrounds, sexual orientations and feminist perspectives and who use sexuality and the body as means of expression through mediums such as painting, photography, film, sculpture, installation and performance.
Participating visual artists: Bruce La Bruce (CAN), Shary Boyle (CAN), Peaches (CAN/GER), Kelsey Brookes (USA), Richard Kern (USA), CUM (BEL), Will Munro (CAN), Dan Witz (USA), TILT (FRA), Junko Mizuno (JP), Rikki Kasso (JP/USA), Allyson Mitchell (CAN), Tomori Nagamoto (JP/CAN), Thrush Holmes (CAN)
Participating author’s: Tamai Kobayashi, Lisa Foad, Steve Venright, Greg Kearney, Souvankham Thammavongsa, Russell Smith, Kristyn Dunnion, Dwayne Morgan, Sean Dixon, Joey Comeau, Zoe Whittall, Tamara Faith Berger, Angela Rawlings.
Participating film and video artists: Keith Cole & Michael Caines, Kelly McCray, Lisa Pereira, Deanna Bowen, Kirsten Johnson, Dayna McLeod, Scott McEwan & Michael Holmes, Pete Dako, FASTWURMS, Natalie Wood, Peter Kingstone, Jared Mitchell, Peter Kingstone, Dayna McLeod, Lisa Pereira & Bennett Jones-Phillips, Kelly McCray, Dawn Boyd.