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Renee Piechocki

Guestroom for Lareese's Dream

2009

This play is a reflection on the (im)possibility of accepting diversity and the other. The fragmented body of the neoplasm—the fruit of unstable conditions—overcomes barriers, loves and denies itself and others, wanders around, forgetting its profession. It frequently and with pleasure divides, goes through dangerous palpation, questions the possibility of contact with the experience of the other. Poorly brought up but very successful, it invites us to a trans-species transition.

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A space reconfigured to explore the intimate act of divulging dreams.

Exhibition

Gestures 13: July 24, 2009 – January 10, 2010
About The Artist

Renee Piechocki is an artist and public art consultant. For the past eight years, her artistic practice has been focused on the collaboration, Two Girls Working, with artist Tiffany Ludwig. Their multimedia project Trappings investigates the meaning and expression of power. Renee was born in Queens, New York and grew up in Long Island. She received her BA in Studio Art and Honors Program from Hunter College of the City University of New York. She moved to Pittsburgh in 2003. She is the director of the Office of Public Art, a partnership between the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council and the City of Pittsburgh.

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