Gerald Peters Contemporary opens an exhibition of works by conceptual artist Jami Porter Lara

Gerald Peters Contemporary opens an exhibition of works by conceptual artist Jami Porter Lara

Gerald Peters Contemporary is presenting Terms and Conditions, a solo exhibition with Albuquerque-based artist Jami Porter Lara. Porter Lara is a conceptual artist who is interested in the ways humans use ideas about what is “natural” to naturalize human political constructs. Through a broad range of formal approaches such as sculpture, print-making, and sign-making, as well as sewing and embroidery, Porter Lara explores the ways in which the fictions of identity create lived reality. For the exhibition Terms and Conditions, Porter Lara examines the role of mothering and the domestic sphere in propagating the social behaviors and ideologies that comprise whiteness. Utilizing the domestic space as a vehicle for expressing both emotional and aesthetic intent, this multifaceted installation delivers
Gerald Peters Contemporary is presenting Terms and Conditions, a solo exhibition with Albuquerque-based artist Jami Porter Lara. Porter Lara is a conceptual artist who is interested in the ways humans use ideas about what is “natural” to naturalize human political constructs. Through a broad range of formal approaches such as sculpture, print-making, and sign-making, as well as sewing and embroidery, Porter Lara explores the ways in which the fictions of identity create lived reality. For the exhibition Terms and Conditions, Porter Lara examines the role of mothering and the domestic sphere in propagating the social behaviors and ideologies that comprise whiteness. Utilizing the domestic space as a vehicle for expressing both emotional and aesthetic intent, this multifaceted installation delivers