Barrett Barrera Projects Sponsors Feminist Exhibition by Swedish-American Artist | Manufacturers
Not everyone can enjoy the prestige of an endorsement from an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, but a visual artist now exhibiting in the projects + gallery space of Barrett Barrera Projects can brag about it. .
More precisely, on her website, Michele Pred, the Swedish-American behind âFreedom is for everyone.body“To projects + gallery, quotes Judge Sonia Sotomayor:” Ms. Pred’s work is an important offering for its relevance at the time.
Pred’s exhibit runs through August 7 at 4733 McPherson Ave. in the Central West End of St. Louis.
Pred, says a BBP press release on the exhibition, “uses sculpture, assemblage and performance to uncover the cultural and political significance behind everyday objects, focusing on feminist themes such as equality compensation, reproductive rights and personal safety “.
Margaret Rieckenberg, Associate Curator of BBP, briefly explains what inspired the so-called âinterdisciplinary group of creatorsâ to exhibit Pred’s work.
âThis exhibition is the result of an ongoing relationship with Michele Pred and our company’s continued mission to redefine artistic experiences and culture,â says Rieckenberg. After previous participations in Pred’s work, she continued, BBP, in 2019, “had the privilege of working with her to erect a billboard in St. Louis that featured an image of one of her bags. hand edited with the message ‘Your Body, Your Business.’
âBarrett Barrera Projects operates with the belief that art is a verb, and ‘Freedom is for allbodyis exemplary of this belief, activating the community and sparking a discussion on the societal issues that need to be addressed. “