Reclaiming the Pieces
51 3rd Street Gallery
Troy, NY 12180
Exhibit runs March 28 (one day only)
Screening Times 5:30pm, 7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm
Ethan Bach is having an art show and screening of Reclaiming the Pieces, at the 51 3rd Street Gallery. The exhibit runs one day only, March 28, as part of Troy Night Out. The opening screening will begin at 5:30pm with reception to follow.
Reclaiming the Pieces is a documentary film that walks us through the lives of transgendered people who have found their sense of place. Beyond just politics and anatomy, this documentary shows transgendered people as multifaceted individuals who share insights on life from their unique experiences.
Other Featured Works:
Ethan Bach: Evolution 4.
2, Read This Before Coming Out to Your Parents, Pieces, TBA (reception area)
***Aryn Zev: Drag Kings! Pro Wrestling! Finger Puppets!
In the reception area, Aryn Zev will be exhibiting recent video work dealing with gender identity, misogynistic language and stereotyping.
Ethan Bach is a video artist, documentary filmmaker, and interactive installation artist. Currently pursuing and MFA in Electronic Arts at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute he holds a BA from The Evergreen State College in Media Production.
His unique life experiences enable him to create art that evokes feelings and engages the audience in a dialog of understanding. A large portion of his work deconstructs gender stereotypes and expectations of what is the perceived gender assignment by utilizing media art.
Ethan Bach’s digital video work has shown in New York, Washington, California, Rhode Island, Minnesota, New Mexico, Spain, France, Belgium, and Portugal.
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Aryn Zev is a combined media artist with extensive backgrounds in creative writing and visual art. She holds an M.A. in English from SUNY New Paltz and is currently pursuing an M.F.A. in Combined Media. Her video work tends towards the experimental, and includes short films, multimedia performances, and gallery installations.
Much of Aryn’s work explores aspects of gender construction widely experienced in language, media, activities, and objects, and her work often seeks to raise questions or subvert accepted ideas regarding gender. There are strong feminist currents in her work as well as those dealing with gender identity. She is interested in exposing misogynistic attitudes still embedded in our culture and its rituals.