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Book launch for Jessica Yatrofsky's PINK PRIVACY

Pink Privacy Book Blurb: In Pink Privacy, the debut poetry collection from photographer/filmmaker Jessica Yatrofsky, sexual desire and sick burns explode together to form language simultaneously comedic, sad, and ferociously sensual. Yatrofsky's poems draw from high-minded art school theory to schoolyard taunts. The lesson of Pink Privacy is pity to those who have fucked its author.

Jessica Yatrofsky is a New York-based photographer and filmmaker, known for film and photographic work exploring body politics, beauty, and gender. She received her MFA from Parsons the New School for Design and published her first photography monograph, I Heart Boy, with powerHouse Books in 2010 and her second photography monograph, I Heart Girl, in 2015. Jessica's photographic work is part of the permanent collection with the Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art. Her photography work has been exhibited overseas and her film work has been both televised and screened at film festivals internationally. She was the only female exhibited at the Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art in the group show "Medium of Desire" in New York City in 2016. Jessica gave an artist talk at the museum this past January in conjunction with a book signing for her recent released photography monograph, I Heart Girl. Jessica released "I Heart Girl - Video Screen Tests", capturing over 100 women that where filmed and photographed for the I Heart Girl series. The film premiered with i-D Magazine in 2016. She is currently touring with a conversation series called "Gender Beauty & the Camera" and has recently exhibited her work in Belgium, Paris, London, and Los Angeles in addition to book signings for I Heart Girl in cities internationally. In spring of 2016 Jessica was featured in Interview Magazine's cover story The New Progressives. In 2017 Jessica has exhibited new works in a solo exhibition at Prince Street Project Space in NYC in April and was featured in the group show, "Expanded Visions," at the Leslie-Lohman Museum for Gay and Lesbian Art this past spring. Jessica will be featured in the NSFW:Female Gaze group exhibition this June at the Museum of Sex in NYC, curated in collaboration with the creators of Vice.