IT A BOY
put the it back in some bodies, and our platonic costumes….put the it back in I
IT A BOY is an on-going video project by Wilder Alison, with music made in collaboration with Monroe Street. These music videos and projection works are born of texts, which typically precede and provoke A/V elaborations and deal with human and non-human object fixations, dream renderings, and shifty androgynies. Moving through painterly landscapes that evoke a provisional kind of nature, the figures in these works play with the trope of the mask and the impossible task of mimesis, playfully donning and discarding various fictive identities as they engage in acts of impersonal intimacy.
Wilder Alison is an interdisciplinary artist based in Brooklyn, NY, and sometimes Vermont. She completed her undergraduate work at Bard College and the Yale Norfolk Summer School of Art, and she is currently an MFA candidate in Painting at Bard College. Alison is a former artist-in-residence at Real Time & Space in Oakland.
Monroe Street is a musician, writer, and analysand-in-formation currently studying psychoanalysis and the humanities in NYC and Burlington, VT.