Joseph Liatela

Molecular Prosthesis, 2020

120 x 108 x 84 in / 304.8 x 274.32 x 213.36 cm
VCT Tile, masonite, singlets used by athletes, resin, marble powder, silicone, steel, powdered Viibryd, Vyvance, & synthetic hormones

Joseph Liatela is a multidisciplinary artist based in New York City. Through a transgender lens, his work explores the cultural and medico-legal notions of what is considered a “correct” bodily formation.
He has exhibited at Denniston Hill, LACE, Field Projects, Monmouth Museum, BRIC, and PS122 Gallery, among others. Liatela’s work has been featured in The Leslie Lohman Journal, SF MoMA’s Open Space, Artsy, among others. They have received fellowships from the Zellerbach Foundation, Vermont Studio Center, Wassaic Project, Denniston Hill, California College of the Arts, Banff Centre, and Columbia University.