Kiah Celeste – Artist Talk at The Grand Theatre
July 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Artist Talk at The Grand Theatre
308 St. Clair Street, Frankfort, KY
Thursday, July 9 at 7 PM
Kiah Celeste was awarded a 2020 Artist Residency and will be creating artwork at JSP throughout July 13 with support from the National Endowment for the Arts. She is a multidisciplinary artist born and raised in Brooklyn, KY and currently practicing in Louisville, KY. Kiah will present two bodies of work during the artist talk:
The first is an ongoing conceptual project entitled Mesh And Flesh focusing on the corruption of the Medical Industry, specifically medical devices and even more specifically medical devices designed for women. Additionally, this project exposes how medical practices have oppressed Black women historically to the present.
The second part of the talk will focus on Kiah’s ongoing series born in October 2019, I Find This Stable, which her piece at JSP will be included in. This series uses exclusively recycled and repurposed materials to build sculptures which are composed of objects interdependent through balance, weight, tension, color, composition of material and texture.