i miss u said the lol cats

Hey lovelies,


I am delighted to be in the first show ‘i miss u said the lol cats’ and launch of Oh kay gall gallery.ย  Please see deets below ๐Ÿ™‚

Happy New Year and hope to catch youz laters x

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i miss u said the lol catsย ๐Ÿพย  PV 18th Jan 6:30 – 9pm

Exhibition continues till 2nd Feb by appointment
oh kay gall, 61 Bootham, York, Y030 7BT

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Curated by qt collective, featuring works by: Chris Alton, Jade Blood, Dominic Chadwick, Claire Davies, Juliet Fleming & Sarah-Joy Ford, Bex Massey, Rae-Yen Song, Tabitha Tohill-Reid and Herfa Thompson.

‘i miss u said the lol cats’ is an exhibition using our fuzzy feline friends to talk about (less) fuzzy things. Cats appear everywhere and in eVeRy mood – they were once worshipped as gods, now the spirit animals of the internet, my fave pose in yoga, and the thing we fear being eaten alive by when no one texts us back (lol).

When I was little, I said I wanted to marry my Aunt’s cat when I grew up. It was my first eva love and loss, and it set the bar for partners ever since. Cats inhabit and animate our scenes of domestic bliss, which we shape our feels and our families around. But why is it not ok to be left alone with our kitties? From โ€˜crazy cat ladyโ€™ shaming, to Trumpโ€™s choice of gendered language for political shading, the feline is appropriated as a source of offence for the femme. Luckily the lol cats are here to rescue us – there is a kitteh meme to soothe every scenario. i miss u said the lol cats shows 12 artists, using kitties as a way to explore identity, feminism, feelings and family, and finally answers the age old question โ€˜if i fits do i sits?โ€™

lol cats full poster


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