Until Oct 25, Gender as a Performance by Dutch photographer Chris Rijksen is on view at Sous Les Etoiles Gallery in NYC as a part of the exhibition The Play and Staging of the Self: Five Photographers on Identity. It is Chris Rijksen’s premiere exhibition in the USA.
Chris Rijksen, b. 1991, is an amorph visual artist and photographer based in Amsterdam, and the winner of the Pride Photo Award 2012 for his series Gender as a Performance. His work has appeared in Magazine Trouw, NRC.next, and BLIK, among others. He received his BA in Photography from the Royal Academy of Arts and his Masters from the Sandberg Instituut in Amsterdam.
Founded in 2006 by gallerist, collector and former reporter Corinne Tapia, Sous Les Etoiles Gallery is a leading New York-based gallery dedicated to contemporary fine art photography and photo-based art. Located in Soho’s historic photo building at 560 Broadway, the gallery curates 4 – 6 exhibitions annually by award-winning, internationally recognized emerging and established photographers; participates in several top US art fairs, including Context Art Miami and Downtown Fair; and collaborates in portfolio reviews on a global scale, including FotoFest (Houston), ICP (New York), and Les Rencontres d’Arles (France). For more information please visit www.souslesetoilesgallery.net.