Meltionary: heat, encounter, or another friction

Presented by Kansas City Art Institute at KCAI Gallery, Kansas City MO

Nov 11 2021
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Feb 27 2022
Meltionary: heat, encounter, or another friction presented by Kansas City Art Institute at ,

On an uneven digital terrain made of rocky forms that are pink: wooden and resin wedges (doorstops) sit in upright and tilted positions. Some of the wedges have been burned to have words on them and they read “IS THIS DOOR OPEN FOR …?”, “WHO IS NOT HERE”, and “IS IT SEPARATE”

Meltionary: heat, encounter, or another friction | NOV 11 – FEB 27 | KCAI Gallery | As MELT, Loren Britton and Isabel Paehr work on questions around melting, access, radical pedagogy and technology.

As MELT, Loren Britton and Isabel Paehr are arts-design researchers who work with the potentials of heat, encounter and friction to set in motion transformative material-discursive processes. Boiling up insights from chemistry, crip technoscience and trans*feminism, they play with the methods of queer play, unlearning and leaking. Their work crumbles structures, unbounds materials, dissolves technology and makes collectivities. MELT is exploring how to make something but to keep it open to

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Jan 27, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Jan 28, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Jan 29, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Jan 30, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • Feb 3, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Feb 4, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Feb 5, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Feb 6, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • Feb 10, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Feb 11, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Feb 12, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Feb 13, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • Feb 17, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Feb 18, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Feb 19, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Feb 20, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • Feb 24, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Feb 25, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Feb 26, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Feb 27, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sun)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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