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Artists In Conversation: Jonathan Lyndon Chase & Sharon Hayes

June 3, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Organizer: Philadelphia Museum of Art

Where: Zoom

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Philadelphia-based artists Jonathan Lyndon Chase and Sharon Hayes discuss their practices, drawing out themes of the intimate and everyday, navigating public and private space, and giving visibility to a multiplicity of queer identities. Both artists are featured in the exhibition New Grit: Art & Philly Now.

Things to Know

Registration ends at noon the day before the program; a link will be sent to registrants prior to the program.

This program will be recorded; a link to the recording will be shared with registrants a day after the program.


Jonathan Lyndon Chase takes on issues of race, gender, and sexuality in paintings, drawings, and installations that celebrate Black male queerness, and in doing so centers those who have gone unseen in the history of art.

Sharon Hayes creates video works and installations, blending a documentary style with the fictional and the speculative. Since her involvement in New York City’s performance scene during the peak of the AIDS epidemic in the early 1990s, she has collaborated with queer-identifying and feminist cultural workers such as artists, poets, and academics.


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