BREAKING STEREOTYPES OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION & GENDER IDENTITY

Mile High Behavioral Healthcare (Transgender of the Rockies, Denver ELEMENT) is collaborating with me to create this sculptural exhibit. MHBH will author the exhibit, advise Gina, engage the subject models, and help secure exhibit sites. 

Caster Semenya  • Gold Medalist Track 2016

Caster Semenya • Gold Medalist Track 2016

Megan Rapino  • CAptain of world champion U.S. Womens’ soccer team

Megan Rapino • CAptain of world champion U.S. Womens’ soccer team

EXHIBIT'S FEATURES

• Guess Who's Who?

• Share subjects' and related communities' stories

• Show data and surprising little known facts, e.g., Republican-held state legislatures have passed the most transgender-friendly laws of all states.

• Change perception through lighting and video. 

• "What does inclusion mean to you and to your community?" Invite viewers to build "Walls of (Theme Title)" through online platform and at the exhibits. 

 POTENTIAL EXHIBIT VENUES 

• Museum of Contemporary Art Denver

• "Next Stage Now" DCPA 

• Arts & Venues Locations (image)                  

• State Capitol Building (via One Colorado) image

• College Campuses

• Metro Area Community Centers, City Halls

• DIA's Exhibit Gallery (Jennifer, exhibits program director)

• Pop-ups: At tailgaters, malls, festivals ala Norman Lear's mobile semi-trailer exhibit of the Declaration of Independence

• Rotate sculptures on one wall, or self-tour multiple "walls" throughout the metro area

FUNDING

Design, sculpting, painting, constructing, assistants, materials  (3-6 subject models)                 $24,000–48,000

Project development, coordination, delivery, installation                                      $4,000

Promotional photography                                                                                                            $1,400

Mobile costs                                                                                                                                 $? 

EXAMPLE IMAGES of 3-6 designs coming

TIMING: PrideFest starts June 15, 2020

LET’S DO THIS! (link)