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CRIME AGAINST NATURE
April 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - May 8, 2019 @ 6:00 pmFree
What do single moms, stay-at-home dads, professionals who happen to be women, men who like to dress colorfully, infertile people, and homosexuals have in common? They’re often viewed by society as sad, bad, and even a little suspicious.
Those judgments all stem originally from one idea: that females are naturally passive and more caring, and males are naturally aggressive and more intelligent. It’s an idea that is deeply embedded in our social system and dictates much of our behavior. It’s also an idea that has nothing to do with what is actually going on in nature.
Crime Against Nature, a series and book by New Jersey artist Gwenn Seemel, exposes the true diversity of natural behaviors. With a collection of colorful paintings of animals, Seemel shares her very personal struggle and also manages to connect her story with the struggle of all those who are marginalized by society’s myths about gender.
Opening Reception: Friday, April 12th from 6 to 7 PM
Open: April 12th through May 8th
Hours: Monday through Thursday 8:30 AM to 6 PM, Friday 8:30 AM to 12:30PM, Saturday 9 AM to 4:30 PM