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Max Colby is a Brooklyn-based artist whose work reframes traditional notions of domesticity, power, and gender through a queer and non-binary lens. Colby has exhibited internationally including Jane Lombard Gallery, Wave Hill, and Museum Rijswijk. Colby’s work has been featured in the Huffington Post, Gay City News, and The Evergreen Review, among others. They were recently an artist in residence at The Wassaic Project, MASS MoCA and a Leslie-Lohman Museum Queer Artists’ Fellow. Born in West Palm Beach, Colby received their BFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and Tufts University. Phantom, 2019 Crystal and plastic beads, found fabric, trim, fabric flowers, ornaments, polyester batting, thread 9 in x 9 in x 16 in Spire, 2019 Crystal and plastic beads, found fabric, trim, ornaments, fabric flowers, polyester batting, thread 8 in x 8 in x 15.5 in Flight, 2019 Crystal and plastic beads, found fabric, trim, ornaments, plastic flowers, polyester batting, thread, glass stand 8 in x 8 in x 14 in Moving in Circles, 2018 Crystal and plastic beads, sequins, found fabric, trim, costume jewelry, polyester batting, thread 10.5 in x 10.5 in x 13 in Casual, 2019 Crystal and plastic beads, found fabric, trim, ornaments, costume jewelry, polyester batting, thread 10 in x 10 in x 18 in 00:00 - Introduction 00:40 - Max Colby 01:46 - God Past Life - Fruit Bats 05:15 - Exploring Identity and Materials 13:27 - Ceremonial Iconography 23:19 - Exploring History Through Fabric 33:53 - Residency at Museum of Art and Design 38:54 - Soft Glove - Lina Tullgren 42:45 - Outro 43:05 - Finish

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