Parker Thornton: Humor and the Human Body

Premiere DateMar 9, 2021
00:00 Podcast Introduction
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00:33 Episode Introduction
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01:06 Love Me More An Only Child
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01:45 Interview with Parker Thornton (pt 1)
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12:02 Mic Break
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12:35 Interview with Parker Thornton (pt 2)
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28:21 Outro
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28:45 Love Me More (cont'd) An Only Child
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31:17 Finish
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Parker Thornton is an artist and writer who lives and works in Atlanta, GA. She earned her BA in English Literature and Studio Art from Oglethorpe University in 2013 and her MFA in Photography from Georgia State University in 2020. Her practice ranges from lens-based media to sculpture, writing, and performance. She has exhibited work nationally at Whitespace, Historic Oakland Cemetery, and SOUP Experimental. Parker was the 2020 winner of the Andrew M. West Scholarship at Georgia State University. In 2019, she was an artist in residence at Burren College of Art in Ballyvaughan, Ireland. That year she was also granted a scholarship to attend Anderson Ranch Art Center, and won Best in Show at Day and Night Projects.

All images courtesy of the artist


Skinned Boulder. Latex, moss, camel hair, 2019.


Body Of. Rendered animal fat, birdseed. 5” x 4” x 9”. 2020.


Defrosting a Chicken. Archival inkjet print. 13″ x 19″. 2019.


Skinned Tree (Flesh side, detail). Latex, ivy. 2019.


Skinned Tree (Bark side, detail). Latex. 2019.

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