Belief is an exhibition of works by Jodie Cavalier in collaboration with the KSMoCA Curatorial Committee, Ana, Diana, Isaiah, Rocky, and Roz Crews. The works are part of a larger project on using traditional Mexican healing rituals as a form of storytelling and passing oral histories. The works in the this exhibition focus on the broom or brush as a medium to aid in removing fears, aliments, and negative energy from a person by lightly brushing the surface of their body.
Jodie Cavalier is a project based artist working with residuals of daily life, objects, food, and language. She earned her BA from the University of California, Berkeley and MFA from Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, Oregon. She has participated in residencies at; the Center for Land Use Interpretation in Wendover, Utah in 2014, Wassaic in 2016, and AZ West Wagon Encampment in 2017. Her work has been exhibited at the Schneider Museum (Ashland), the deYoung Museum (San Francisco), Pacific Film Archive (Berkeley), CoCA (Seattle), EXO Project Space (Chicago), Städelschule (Frankfurt), among others. She currently has collaborative work on display with Zaira Salgado Gallardo at Portland Children's Museum with the Living School of Art in Portland, OR