a photo of two boxers in an embrace.

Elle Pérez, Hold (detail), 2020, printed 2021, Image courtesy of the artist and 47 Canal, New York

Connecting With Ourselves: Workshop


Licensed Massage Therapist Eli Shumaker will lead a workshop designed to teach participants how establishing intimacy with the self can expand to support collective care. Developed in relation to the photographs in the exhibition Elle Pérez, this event will reference similar themes of touch, vulnerability, and personal connection.

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Elle Pérez is a New York-based artist whose new body of work, Devotions, is on view as part of CMOA's Forum series.

This program is organized in partnership with Body Euphoria, which specializes in providing body-inclusive care for Pittsburgh’s LGBTQIA community.