THe Neon Heater Art gallery

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Witness is committed to the intricacies of BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ artists who explore different ideas, which when they move together accomplish radical forms of expression and affection. This collection of works by forty-seven artists, and afterword by Kelsey Sucena, will rearrange preconceptions and expectations that generally cluster around hegemonic ideologies connected to race and gender, while also challenging how viewers think about intersectional forms of visual photographic language.


The artists included in Witness explore the personal, the psychological, the communal, and the unidentifiable. Only together with their differences will common goals and new missions come to form, be realized, and pursued. This book and exhibition act as small steps into the direction of a world cognizant of the values of critical race and gender theory.


Witness was initially realized as a book, and is available to download as a .pdf through the link below.  The book contains 17 additional photographs not featured in exhibition form. 


Download Efrem Zelony-Mindell's Curatorial Statement Here

Download Kelsey Sucena's Afterword Here

Download Witness (.pdf)

Artists Included:

Grace AblerEva AlcántaraCarmelo AmentaChris BehroozianChris BerntsenFrances BukovskyMadeline CassJoseph CasterJulianne Clark, Jordan DeLawderIan DempseyJesse EgnerDylan EverettCaity FaresZachary FrancoisJodie Mim GoodnoughSuzi GrossmanPaul Guilmoth, Keavy Handley-ByrneJamil HelluNan HeynemanElizabeth HibbardNico KartelMichael KochNiko KrivanekMichael LagermanRoss Landberger, Vaughan LarsenLee Chang MingPaula LycanChris MaligaLucie MarchMeagan Marsh PineRachael McArthurC. MeierLeor MillerMiucci Antonio, Penny MolessoJohn William MurphyRodrigo OliveiraLily OlsenMag ParsonJody PoorwillElizabeth PregerResAndré Ramos-WoodardJezabeth Roca GonzalezShawn RoweBecca SchwartzPaul SimonAlec SnowMark SommerfeldJeanette SpicerMarissa Nicole StewartCarter SturgeonJosh Tarplin, Callan ThomasBronwen WickströmDerrick Woods-MorrowCharlotte WoolfIris WuJoey YoungMadessyn Zahn