Heather Weathers: Memorabilia
December 1- 31, 2019
Opening: Friday, Dec 13, 6-9pm
Memorabilia is an exhibition of photography on metal, created on locations in New York City, by Heather Weathers. The compositions, poses, objects and props are selected from earlier time frames and technology to reference the relationship between event memory and emotional memory.
Memorabilia will be on view upstairs at Mimi’s in the Marigny for the month of December.
Heather Weathers was born in Metairie, Louisiana. She attended the New Orleans Center for Creative Art, combining mixed media and contemporary ideas. After graduating from NOCCA, Heather earned her BFA at the University of Southwestern Louisiana, pursuing performance art, painting and ceramic art. Heather earned her MFA from Pratt Institute in 1998.
Weathers exhibited her multimedia performance art and installations at The Big Top Gallery in New Orleans from 2000 – 2010. Combining her feminist views, multimedia materials and performance, she created a piece involving a bikini made out of meat called “Sweat Meat” in 2001. Weathers currently exhibits her work in New York, Kansas City and New Orleans.
In 2007, Heather Weathers was recognized by the ACLU Foundation of Louisiana as a defender of civil liberties. She is an active member of the Women’s Caucus for Art of Louisiana, the New Orleans Photo Alliance and Ten Gallery. Weathers’ work is included in the collections of McNeese State University, Louisiana; Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan; Museum of Menstruation, Maryland; The New Orleans Museum of Art, Louisiana; The Paul and Lulu Hilliard Museum, Louisiana; and New York Body Archive, New York.