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Saya Woolfalk

SAYA WOOLFALK is a New York-based artist. Her latest solo exhibition, ChimaCloud and the Pose System, is on view at Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects through March 25, 2017.

Fantastical New Bodies

I began to make garments when I was undergraduate in college. I was studying with feminist artists at Brown, and my work at the time attempted to complicate ideas of femininity and sexuality. I was deeply inspired by Judith Butler’s ideas around the performativity of gender, and wanted to make artworks in which a performer could become a part of an alternative symbolic language and inhabit a new body.

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The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2020

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