Somebody to Love, American Medium, Brooklyn, NY – 2015
Curated by Travis Fitzgerald, Daniel Wallace & Josh Pavlacky

Created as the recipient of American Medium’s first Artist-In-Residency program, this 6-week project was developed through collaboration with three high school-aged interns, all alumni of a guest artist project I taught that was run through the Museum of Modern Art’s teen programming department. The exhibition connects these collaborator’s list of “pop culture heroes” (Britney Spears, Lil’ Kim, etc.) with a dedication to a pop culture hero from another era—Freddy Mercury. The final piece takes its aesthetic inspiration from the painting, Sts. Cosmas and Damien (1370-75) by Matteo di Pacino.

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Jaimie Warren in collaboration with Daria Mateescu, Kim Corona and Genesis Monegro Somebody to Love: Self-portrait as Freddie Mercury in re-creation of Saints Cosmas and Damian by Matteo di Pacino (1350-75), Part 1 of 3, 2015 


Jaimie Warren in collaboration with Daria Mateescu, Kim Corona and Genesis Monegro Somebody to Love: Self-portrait as Freddie Mercury in re-creation of Saints Cosmas and Damian by Matteo di Pacino (1350-75), Part 2 of 3, 2015 


Jaimie Warren in collaboration with Daria Mateescu, Kim Corona and Genesis Monegro Somebody to Love: Self-portrait as Freddie Mercury in re-creation of Saints Cosmas and Damian by Matteo di Pacino (1350-75), Part 3 of 3, 2015 


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