Mary Reid Kelley and Patrick Kelley: Blood Moon

24 Sep 2021 - 20 Feb 2022
The Fabric Workshop and Museum 1214 Arch Street Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Mary Reid Kelley and Patrick Kelley, Blood Moon video still, 2021, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia. Image courtesy of the artists.

The culmination of a two-year residency with multi-disciplinary artists Mary Reid Kelley and Patrick Kelley, the Fabric Workshop and Museum presents Mary Reid Kelley and Patrick Kelley: Blood Moon, an immersive installation centered on the presentation of two new film works—Blood Moon and I’m Jackson Pollock—amid a world of sculpture and drawings across two floors of the museum.

Blood Moon delivers a scene inspired by John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men, while I’m Jackson Pollock follows the bombastic titular character as he appears and reappears throughout a gallery full of props, sculptures, and sets that populate his world, all with Reid Kelley and Kelley’s distinctive black-and-white palette and rhyming wordplay.