ICONS & Possession: Select Works of Parker Day

October 7 - November 5, 2021
Perspectives Gallery, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design

Perspectives Gallery Is excited to announce the opening of ICONS & Possession, a selection of works by Parker Day, guest curated by Ben Herbert . Parker Day is a portrait photographer based in Los Angeles, California, whose work deals with the expression and perception of identity. She emerged with a series of 100 colorful character portraits shot on 35mm film called ICONS, which had its debut solo show at Superchief Gallery LA in 2017. She has since had solo shows at Superchief Gallery Miami and New York and Peyer Fine Art in Zurich, Switzerland. Group shows she’s participated in include the Every Woman Biennial, FRONT Triennial in Cleveland, Spring/Break Art Show in New York, and the Juxtapoz Clubhouse in Miami during Art Basel. Her work has been featured in Vogue Italia, Juxtapoz, Vice, i-D, Paper, and Dazed, among others. Not a Cult published her monographs ICONS and Possession.  

Sinking Feeling

Febuary 26, 2021
The Dungeon, Milwaukee, WI

Sinking Feeling is a one night only performance and visual art event featuring the work of multiple Milwaukee based artists, with a focus on experimental queer work.  Co curated by Ben Herbert and Kelis Ferguson, artist included are Sarah Gerbasi, Jimmy Cobb, Sadie Lookabaugh, Alex Nieman, Maya Gatenio, Milo Nelson, Sua’tuon Simpson, Megan Shlafer, Grant VanLanduyt, and Jo Willis. Performances by Alan Peralta, Care Richardson, and Marsha Aranson.