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cutting open a butterfly you will find lavender puss | Mya Martinez & Alexa West

The showcase is a modular play including poetry and song. The scenes deal with lewdness, numbness, customer service and gyration.
A month long collaboration between two friends.

The showcase will be on August 30th with two showings ______________________________________________________________
Maya Martinez is a writer, artist, and dancer currently residing in Baltimore. Her writing and object making deal with personal mythology, cruelty, traps, and entertainment. Maya has been a dancer at a club in baltimore for two years now and is invested in sex workers rights. Her current focus has been directed towards reality tv dialogue and small acts of passive cruelty. She recently returned from a poetry tour through Asheville, Atlanta, Durham, Raleigh, and Richmond. Maya is currently in a group show at In Lieu Los Angeles and has an augmented reality video in the upcoming book Shared curated by Molly Soda and Sara Sutterlin.

Alexa West is an artist living in Brooklyn. West recently graduated from Cooper Union’s School of Art and trained at the Martha Graham Program from 2011-2013. Her work explores sculptural and dance installations. Alexa finds value in culture systems, humor and industrial design.

Earlier Event: August 3
INNIE | Caleb Kruzel
Later Event: September 27