Jordyn Fishman is a Brooklyn based artist working with painting and interactive installation. Her work is concerned with the interconnected themes of gendered control, labor, and violence. Fishman has shown her work in solo exhibitions at Whitdel Arts Gallery (MI), Alimentacion General Gallery (Buenos Aires, Argentina), The Wassenberg Art Center (OH), and Bend Gallery (MI) among others. Selected group exhibitions include venues such as the Grand Rapids Art Museum for ArtPrize Nine, the Urban Institute For Contemporary Arts (MI), Trestle Gallery (NY), Lazy Susan Gallery (NYC), Lansing Art Gallery (MI) and the Michigan State University Museum (MI). Fishman has been an artist in residence with the R.A.R.O. International Artist Residency Program, the New York Arts Practicum Program, and the Trestle Artist Residency Program
Income Inequality, Imagine challenges performative obedience in relation to capitalist behaviors and the attention economy. The work emphasizes the violent cycle of eduction, housing and job discrimination. I highlight the racist and sexist histories deeply rooted within American normatives, while simultaneously aiming to provide avenues for alternative cultures by illustrating acts of disobedience through illustrative sceneries, distorted form, expressive figure and playful color choices.
Income Inequality, Imagine