LATEX: GynoKelvin Burzon
2016 - 2017 Archival inkjet print 14" x 14" Courtesy of the artist.
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Kelvin Burzon is a Filipino American artist whose work explores intersections of sexuality, race, gender and religion. His most recent work investigates religion’s role in culture and familial relationships and highlights religion’s traditions, imagery, theatricality, and psychological vestiges. He graduated from Wabash College (Indiana) and received his M.F.A. from Indiana University’s School of Art, Architecture + Design. His work has been exhibited abroad and all over the country and is a part of several permanent collections, including The Kinsey Institute and the Center for Photography at Woodstock. He has presented his work at several conventions, including the Society of Photographic Education’s regional and national conferences. Burzon continues to push his work with inspirations from the past, recontextualized narratives, and imagery of religion, paired with the never-ending stimulation and inspiration from the LGBTQ+ community
“CAUTION: This Product Contains Natural Rubber Latex Which May Cause Allergic Reactions. Latex condoms are intended to prevent pregnancy, HIV/AIDS, and other sexually transmitted infections.”
The Natural Rubber Series is an exploration of imagery that brings to the foreground issues of contraception methods in the modern world. The photographs question the ethical and the natural, the positive and the negatives, and the vulgar and the beautiful.
- Born: Orani, Bataan
- Based: Bloomington, IN, USA