Performing Gender brings together audiovisual artworks that explore new
perspectives of gender and identity in contemporary art.
The works in the exhibition deconstruct, question and criticise the relationships
between gender and society through theatrical performance, documentary
filmmaking, and experimental film that blur the lines of male-female binary
conformity. The body becomes a focus for debate about social boundaries and
a quest for non-corporeal identity through which the work is expressed and
Featuring work by; Matthew Barney, Ana Mendieta, David Wojnarowicz, Ryan
Trecartin, Marianna Simnett, Jacolby Satterwhite, Mandy Niewöhner, and Jake
Arts Council England, The Foyle Foundation, Ashley Gallant, The Collection
Museum, Gladstone Gallery, Connor Linskey, Alison Jacques Gallery, Andrea Rosen
Gallery New York, The Estate of Ana Mendieta, Galerie Lelong New York, Lundgren
Gallery, Lois Keidan (LADA), James Brouwer, Nottingham Contemporary,
Electronic Arts Intermix, Sarah Lutton, Onni Gust, Peter Chesney, and Denis Fryer.