Karen Miranda Augustine




ritualistic pop artist
  writer + videomaker

 

artwork: more galleries  +  video  +  artist statement

 

Outgraced: Exhibition Shots

A Space Gallery, Toronto (June 20 - July 19, 2014)

Please read my press kit (PDF) for details about this show.

Thank you Selina Whittaker for the wonderful photography, particularly for capturing the details in my work, which are usually lost from on-line, computer screen viewing.


Outgraced

Outgraced exhibition

Outgraced exhbition -Karen Miranda Augustine

Outgraced exhibition - Karen Miranda Augustine

Outgraced exhibition - still from skett? by Karen Miranda Augustine

Video still from skett?, my silent, deeply self-reflective short that
explores the impact of fatherlessness on female sexual compulsion and assault.

Outgraced exhibition - detail from Eva Lux by Karen Miranda Augustine

Outgraced exhibition - detail of Eva Lux by Karen Miranda Augustine

Detail from Eva Lux
from "Painted Love: Requiems for Salacious Sex Queens"

Outgraced exhibition - Angela Devi by Karen Miranda Augustine

Angela Devi
from "Painted Love: Requiems for Salacious Sex Queens"

Outgraced exhibition - The Three Erzulies by Karen Miranda Augustine and Marie Ketty Paul

Outgraced exhibition - detail from The Three Erzulies by Karen Miranda Augustine and Marie Ketty Paul

Installation shots of The Three Erzulies / Ezilis yo twa
From my Ghetto Biennale collaborative project in Port-au-Prince, it originally featured Marie Ketty Paul's blue Pacquet Kongo (she originally made three). It was slightly damaged, so I switched it out as her red one was in better condition.

Outgraced exhibition - Wendy O. Williams by Karen Miranda Augustine

Wendy O. Williams
from "Painted Love: Requiems for Salacious Sex Queens"

Outgraced exhibition - Contragun by Karen Miranda Augustine

Outgraced exhibition - detail from Contragun by Karen Miranda Augustine

Detail from Contragun from the "Mercy Me" series

Outgraced exhibition view

Outgraced exhibition view

Outgraced exhibiton view

Outgraced exhibition - Ahava/Love Unlimited by Karen Miranda Augustine

Outgraced exhibition - detail from Ahava/Love Unlimited by Karen Miranda Augustine

Installation shot and detail from Ahava / Love Unlimited
from "American Empress: Credit for the Empire's Troubled Royalty"

Outgraced exhibit - That Petro Emotion by Karen Miranda Augustine

Outgraced exhibition - detail from That Petro Emotion by Karen Miranda Augustine

Installation shot and detail from That Petro Emotion
from "American Empress: Credit for the Empire's Troubled Royalty"

Outgraced exhibition - Girl, Fight by Karen Miranda Augustine

Outgraced exhibition - detail from Girl, Fight by Karen Miranda Augustine

Outgraced exhibition - detail from The Game of Life by Karen Miranda Augustine

Installation shot and detail from Girl, Fight and The Game of Life
from "American Empress: Credit for the Empire's Troubled Royalty"

Outgraced exhibition - Drapo pour Michaelle by Karen Miranda Augustine

Outgraced exhibition - detail from Drapo pour Michaelle by Karen Miranda Augustine

Outgraced exhibition - detail from Drapo pour Michaelle by Karen Miranda Augustine

Installation shot and detail from GG / Drapo pour Michaëlle from the "Mercy Me" series. I was really happy that the photographer took the time to take close ups of this piece, as it took two paintstaking years of sewing individual sequins onto a 3 x 2 foot canvas.

Outgraced exhibition - Miranda and Child (RaRa Rah) by Karen Miranda Augustine

Outgraced exhibition - detail from Miranda and Child (RaRa Rah) by Karen Miranda Augustine

Outgraced exhibition - detail from Miranda and Child (RaRa Rah) by Karen Miranda Augustine

Installation shot and detail from Miranda and Child (RaRa Rah) from the "Mercy Me" series. This self-portrait holding myself as a child.

Outgraced exhibition - Jada Fire as Osun by Karen Miranda Augustine

Outgraced exhibition - detail from Jada Fire as Osun by Karen Miranda Augustine

Outgraced exhibition - detail from Jada Fire as Osun by Karen Miranda Augustine

Installation shot and detail from Jada Fire as Òsun from the "Mercy Me" series.

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