Carriers: The Body as a Site of Danger and Desire

Curated by Tyler Blackwell and Steven Matijcio for the Blaffer Art Museum

Houston Texas
Jan-Mar, 2021


Presented by Civic TV︎︎
Curated by Terry Suprean

Houston Texas
March, 2020

Body A

Presented by Flats︎︎
Curated by Jessi Bowman

Houston Texas,
January, 2020

Everyone At Blaffer

Presented by Blaffer Art Museum

Curated by j. bilhan and
Mich Stevenson

Houston Texas

Everyone At Blaffer brought together five QTBIPOC-spectrum identifying performance artists in a showcase of experimental work at the Blaffer Art Museum on October 19, 2019. In Review: Everyone At Blaffer returned to the Museum from March 3—14, 2020 and displayed images captured that night in October. Both of the exhibits were organized and curated by j. bilhan and Mich Stevenson, and presented by Blaffer Director Steven Matijcio.

Performance Artist: Antonius Bui, Emil’y Æyer, Fermina A Topiltsin, Black™, and S Rodruigez.

Photographers: j. bilhan, Samantha Nava, Bria Lauren, and Franky Dilan.

There Is Enough For Everyone

Curated by j. bilhan and
Mich Stevenson

Houston, Texas
June, 2019

There Is Enough For Everyone was a grassroots, warehouse exhibition organized by Mich Stevenson and, w j. bilhan curated twenty-nine artists. The venue was adjoined with Knockout Factory, a historic community boxing gym. The theme of the show was to highlight the reality of scarcity and abundance in black or brown communities. All of the artists presented are black or brown identifying. The exhibition aimed to challenge institutional, elitist normalcy while providing a platform for artists of diverse backgrounds to present themselves. On the opening night, five artists performed on the boxing ring. The remainder of the warehouse space acted as a gallery from June 14th - July 8th, 2019 within Houston's East End.

Featured artist: Alexis Grey, Black™ (Slant Rhyme; Raven Crane), Berlin Nicholas, Cary Fagan, Changing Womon, Christian Kareem, Dominique Elam, Erin Carty, Fermina Topiltsin, Gem Hale, Gita, Leticia Contreras, James Tillman, Jared Royal, Jesus, John Duro, j. bilhan, Matt Manalo, Mich Stevenson, Nii Narku Thompson, Rafa Esparza, Ryan Francisco, Stephen Wilson, Sophia Anderson, Sidney Mori, Sister (Hannah Anderson), Stephanie Gonzalez, Tihay Mohammad, and Zeus De leon.