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January 17 - March 13, 2020

Expected to Dance

by Kat Burdine

Kat Burdine

Residency: December 14, 2019 - January 17, 2020

Expected to Dance

   Kat Burdine, Slouch (2020) Photo by Rustin McCann

Expected to Dance

  Kat Burdine, May I (2020) Photo by Rustin McCann

Expected to Dance

  Kat Burdine, Wide and Toothy Grin (2020) Photo by Rustin McCann

Expected to Dance

  Kat Burdine, Threshold (2020) Photo by Rustin McCann

Expected to Dance

  Kat Burdine, Expected to Dance (2020) Photo by Rustin McCann

Expected to Dance

  Kat Burdine, Expected to Dance (2020) Photo by Rustin McCann

Expected to Dance

  Kat Burdine, As Long as I Can (2020) Photo by Rustin McCann

Expected to Dance

  Kat Burdine, Holding Ground (2020) Photo by Rustin McCann

Expected to Dance

  Kat Burdine, Threshold A (2020) Photo by Rustin McCann

EXPECTED TO DANCE
Kat Burdine (Cleveland, OH)
On View: Jan 17 - March 19, 2020

Video Catalogue

Flags are meant to fly, to signal, to announce, to be legible. The two flags at the center of this show deny their nature and rest comfortably, wrapped in themselves.

While Holding Ground is projected into the space (paired with live wind conditions), it may also be viewed installed on top of the Striebinger building across the street from SPACES. That building was the former home of a gay bar complex and other gay gathering venues. It provides the site where Holding Ground now stands unchanged despite changing local conditions.

The other pieces displayed are gestural works meant to punctuate the statements of the two flags. These draw attention to the bodies, hospitality, mischief, and intimacy of our lost space while considering our present circumstances.

About the Artist

Kat Burdine

Kat Burdine was born in St.Paul, Minnesota in the Mid-80’s. As an artist, she sabotages modes of making to produce failed prints, and objects -- investigating the consequences of socially assigned narratives and the ways we carry them. She has participated in residencies such as Talking Dolls in Detroit, and... go to artist page

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