iiu Susiraja: what am i?

LOS ANGELES—Ghebaly Gallery and Ramiken present an exhibition of photographs and videos by iiu Susiraja. This is her first exhibition in Los Angeles. Her work is currently on view at the Rubell Family Collection in Miami in the group exhibition Still Human, and she is currently an artist-in-residence at the ISCP in New York.

iiu Susiraja, French Loafs
iiu Susiraja, French Loafs, 2017. Chromogenic print. 10 7/16 x 13 11/16 inches. Edition of 5 + 1AP.

Her photographic works for this exhibition are as follows, listed alphabetically by title:

1. Nilkkapainot (Ankle Weights)
iiu with sausage links wrapped around her ankles.

2. Duo
iiu with a green balloon tied to the end of her nose.

3. Silmät (Eyes)
iiu holds a fish. The eyes of the fish have been removed. The eyes are stuck on the front of her white shirt, on top/ in lieu of her nipples.

4. Patongit (French Loafs)
iiu with a baguette clutched between her knees, and another baguette held in place under her breasts.

5. Kättely (Handshake)
iiu with a mannequin arm clenched between her legs.

6. Morsian (Happy Bride)
iiu holds a giant sausage in her mouth, gripped in her teeth through a wedding veil.

7. Siivouspalvelu (Housekeeping Service)
iiu standing in profile with a rainbow colored feather duster sticking out of her butt.

8. No
iiu with mouth shut; written across her lips is the word “NO” in red lipstick.

9. Paidat (Shirts)
iiu with new white dress shirts tucked and held under each breast.

10. Yksisarvinen – suklaa (Unicorn – chocolate)
iiu with a chocolate ice cream cone stuck to her forehead.

11. Maljakko (Vase)
iiu bent over with a white tulip sticking out of her butt.

May 12 – June 16, 2018
Opening: Saturday, May 12, 6 – 8 pm

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