Post-Graduate MFA Thesis Exhibitions, Class of 2020 - Gabby Miller


Spring 2020: Disassembling Greek tragedy into its parts by staging the biography of The Dowager Empress Cixi as an exhibition. 
The audience and the chorus enter the theatre (place of seeing) through the parados - two piles of stone. 

Fall 2020: A dirge/a bloodline, an ode/an image, an entry song/soft lights.

Her tragic flaw remains an error of images/seeing/sight - of discerning reality from theatre. 

Dirge / A bloodline repeated three times (October 14th, October 16th, October 20th, 2020). Link to vimeo: 
Ἐπικήδειον - ‘funeral song’ - A song of lamentation sung antiphonally by a company of mourners and one or more soloists, either actually over the dead body. 

Materials: Seventy feet of seamless white, gaff, blood extracted from the top of right hand, frozen and pulled backwards by a string in mouth on October 14th, 16th, & 20th, 2020.


Gabby Miller
Contemporary Arts Center Gallery
Exhibition Dates: 
Oct 01, 2020 to Dec 15, 2020