In our contemporary time, buildings covered in plywood have a language all their own. Whether it be to denote preparation for a storm, protest or vacancy, the imagery of plywood as shield is ever present. This sculpture, once a bench, a place of contemplation, is now an obstacle or object of interference placed in front of a space in preparation for too many unknowns.
GeoVanna was born and raised in Los Angeles, where she received her BFA from Otis College of Art and Design. Recent exhibits include “When We Open Every Window” at Gr_und, Berlin, and “Play, Lay, Aye” at The Bass Museum, Miami. She is a member of queer/feminist arts collective COVEN Berlin, which works on exhibitions and events that focus on body politics, gender, labor, sexuality, and art.