Krueger and Kliewer show at HQHQ
Ryan Patrick Krueger, a BFA student, and Linda Kliewer, faculty in Intermedia, have joined forces in a show called Response Response.
Ryan Patrick Krueger, a BFA student, and Linda Kliewer, faculty in Intermedia, have joined forces in a show called Response Response at HQHQ Project Space in Southeast Portland. The show is a culmination of Kliewer’s work from the 1970 through the 1990’s as well as current works from Krueger. Krueger further describes the inspiration behind the exhibit: “There is something radical about the way in which photographs can impact you. In creating the content for Response Response I was fortunate enough to spend time with Linda [Kliewer’s] archive. As I was going through her archive of works, my initial response was the recognition of something familiar in viewing the work of a friend and peer’s. I am not alone in my queer experience, as I have understood in creating this exhibition. It’s not that far behind us that we could recall a time when images of the queer body were rife with negative connotations. Today, I reassert these images as paramount to the creation of a safe space in celebration of something positive.” The exhibit runs March 6 through April 1, 2015.