Event - Other-Worlding Touch Tour with Emilie L. Gossiaux

Other-Worlding Touch Tour with Emilie L. Gossiaux

04.07.24, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

A drawing of three Labrador dogs with leashes in their mouths that connect to a white cane maypole, dancing around flowers and under a sun and moon.

Emilie Gossiaux, "Dancing, Again", 2023, Ballpoint pen and crayon on paper, 23” x 35”, Courtesy the artist.

Visitors are invited to join Emilie L. Gossiaux on a touch tour of her exhibition, Other-Worlding. This program will explore how the aesthetics of touch, visual art, language, and care are interconnected through the creative exchange of description. Participants will experience Gossiaux’s sculptural installation White Cane Maypole Dance through touch and verbal description, as well as the artist’s explanation of her process. 


This program is for blind or low vision participants and sighted participants. Registration is required. Please RSVP here.


For questions or assistance registering for the program, please email accessibility@queensmuseum.org or call 718 592 9700.


About the Artist:

Emilie L. Gossiaux (b. 1989 New Orleans, LA) lives and works in New York City. Gossiaux earned a BFA from the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in 2014, and an MFA from Yale School of Art in 2019. Her solo shows include Memory of a Body (2020) and Significant Otherness (2022) at Mother Gallery, among others. Select group exhibitions include Crip Time, Museum für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt (2021); Greater New York, MoMA PS1 (2021); and 52 Artists, A Feminist Milestone, The Aldrich Contemporary (2022); among others. Gossiaux was awarded a John F. Kennedy Center’s VSA Prize (2013), the Wynn Newhouse Award (2019), a NYFA Barbara and Carl Zydney Grant (2021), the Colene Brown Art Prize (2022), and The Pébéo Production Prize (2023). Her work has been featured in publications such as The Brooklyn Rail, The New Yorker, Art in America, and Topical Cream Magazine.


Emilie L. Gossiaux: Other-Worlding is made possible in part by lead support from the Jerome Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Untitled Art x Pébéo Production Prize, and Queens Museum Exhibitions Circle.