A self-avowed pleasure activist, writer and professor Sami Schalk is building a project that revels in taking simple yet transformative steps towards feeling good, while rejecting ableist frameworks.
The final exhibition of a trilogy at the Ford Foundation gallery imagines that our best selves have yet to be. They are on the horizon and the people who have been most oppressed, most ignored, and rejected will lead us all there.
Curators Jaishri Abichandani and Natasha Becker unpack Perilous Bodies, Radical Love, and the upcoming Utopian Imagination exhibitions — three exhibitions that formed one series for the Ford Foundation Gallery’s inaugural year.
When love is in full bloom, it goes everywhere and touches everything and in its nondiscrimination constitutes an attitude rarely seen or enacted in human story.
Perilous Bodies, an exhibition at the Ford Foundation’s newly opened gallery, suggests the inescapable vulnerability of embodiment.