Titled “Brain,” the exhibit features 396 black-and-white photos of Nobel Prize winners taken by Peter Badge over 16 years in locations all over the world.Ironically, Wieder notes, most of the photos are of men. They look very important and unavailable.“It’s kind of like looking at a poster for a Scorsese movie,” Wieder says, “5,000 men and one abused woman.I watch movies and I count the number of women, because our stories don’t matter.”The men who thought of coming to this event and decided against it (if they exist) are missing out. The kind of women you imagine you might bump into at an art gallery.
(This thought comes from another of the museum’s event coordinators, Joan Mace, in a bit of quick thinking intended to switch up the mission of the evening.)Kerry Wieder, a slender actress with striking features and close-cropped hair, has snipped out “Syntax errors” and placed it above her head on her picture.
The quotes provided come from the Nobel laureates who are the subject of the exhibit that has been on display at the museum.
It’s a picture of a young man with a shiny brown beard and thick black-framed glasses.“Look who showed up,” she writes. Then he invited another friend and we had drinks at Sausal.”She’s referring to a restaurant down the street that left coupons next to the cheese plate that night.
Will this be the *one* time she gets the people's attention instead of Bridget?
I didn’t realize that the men out there aren’t good men — those are staying in their marriages.”Solomon is a performance artist, but she says she doesn’t meet a lot of single men in art circles.“I think they’re just there to buy art,” she says.