Blake currently serves as chair of the ICP-Bard Program in Advanced Photographic Studies.
The artist’s 21+ event will feature an irreverent “Gender Reveal Party,” party games, a makeover station, and more.
“My work is always about people being able to sort of mentally try it on, mentally get inside the suit, or to see the effort of me trying to learn this dance, or to think about eating food,” Blake told Hyperallergic.
This Pride Month, it’s important to remember the artists who invite their queerness into every aspect of their life, work, and art, like Nayland Blake.
2019 brings a plethora of new art to the Los Angeles area, and here are some exhibitions not to miss out on.
Way Bay visualizes the currents of unbridled creativity that have coursed and flowed throughout the San Francisco Bay Area over the last two centuries.
In drawing every day for nearly three years, Blake has produced a playful diaristic record of their moods and flights of fancy.
The artist will be dressed as their official furry avatar Gnomen, a bear-bison who can change sex and gender.