Museum of Natural Consequences

end of the patriocene
(inaugural pop up August 2022 NYC)

“The role of the artist is to make the revolution irresistible.” Toni Cade Bambara

Patriarchy is a power structure that can and must be dismantled. As long as we ignore or passively accept the patriarchal structure there can be no real or lasting change and no true equality. We must keep ideas of change in the conversation or it won’t happen. By approaching this project with some humor and a bit of absurdity, I hope to spark engagement in this deeply serious subject.

“Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day I can hear her breathing.” Arundhati Roy

Through my iterative intervention into menswear, I have created an army of 100 deconstructed and rebuilt shirts. I’ve also developed work to use my scrap – including collage, quilt, soft sculpture and accessories. As a ‘nose to tail’ artist of opportunity, I work in a mix of repurposed, new and soluble materials using a combination of deconstruction, sewing, embroidery, weaving and wire work. I start each piece by asking my self ‘What if…’

“Do what you can, with what you’ve got, where you are.” Theodore Roosevelt 


Noah Pica – Curatorial Statement Dissecting A Complicated Symbol click to open


Jamie Boyle- Curatorial Statement Tally click to open 


Museum of Natural Consequences Catalog click to open

Winnie van der Rijn- Artist Statement end of the patriocene click to open



• September 28, 2022

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