16mm film loop, b/w, silent, 5:00, 2005
A 16mm stop motion animation, combining the Oxford English Dictionary definition of the verb “amend” with the index pages of a 1927 book titled The Invert, and lists of sodomy laws recently stricken from the books of numerous U.S. states.
The film was created for the exhibition Log Cabin (Artists Space | New York, NY | January 18 - February 26, 2005).
Log Cabin Exhibition Info
January 18 - February 26, 2005 | Artists Space, New York, NY
Log Cabin features diverse artistic strategies that examine the impact of neo-conservatism on queer representations in America. Through explorations of alienation and social ghettoization, to neo-conservative tendencies within the queer community, Log Cabin stimulates dialogue about the shift in queer vernaculars provoked by the current political climate.
Artists include: Monica Abend, Andy Alexander, Cass Bird, Nayland Blake, Gregg Bordowitz, AA Bronson, DaveBurns, Jimmie Durham, Ken Gonzales-Day, Glen Fogel, Christy Gast, K8 Hardy, Jonathan Horowitz, Matt Keegan, Benjamin Kress, Terrence Koh, Glenn Ligon, Matt Lipps, Lovett/Codagnone, Monica Majoli, Wardell Milan, Slava Mogutin, Jenny Perlin, Paul Pfeiffer, Dean Sameshima, Matt Saunders, Julia Scher, Allison Smith, Marc Swanson, Scott Treleaven, Mark Verabioff, Kelley Walker, and Fritz Welch.
Curated by Jeffrey Uslip as part of the Emerging Curators Series.