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Transit: Light installations by Circe Strauss

  • Iridian Gallery at Diversity Richmond 1407 Sherwood Avenue Richmond, VA, 23220 United States (map)

Charlottesville light artist Circe Strauss began her career in Hollywood, where she worked as a special effects technician for the Los Angeles movie industry in the 80s and early 90s. TRANSIT, her upcoming show in the Iridian Gallery, will be site-specific, light-infused installations, designed to be experienced as three distinct spaces. The work is both unsettling and energized by light sources. 

Strauss took inspiration from personal feelings and thoughts as a transgender woman. "This work encompasses the intersection of religion, bad counseling and misinformation," as Strauss says, "experienced through travel on a crooked path from there to here."

The exhibit runs through July 8.

Earlier Event: May 3
Holy Guacamole Drag Bingo
Later Event: May 14
Mother's Day Drag Brunch.