SLIME

PONY

Lives and works in the United States

Subvert

Katherine aka Slime Pony (b. 1987) is an Alabama wild child, now living in Oakland, CA. She creates art that reflects a chaotic life of punk, BDSM, and escapism, approaching photography as a collaborative engagement with their subjects & promoting self-exploration through consensual experiences in front of and beyond the lens. She approaches photography as a collaborative engagement with her subjects, promoting self-exploration through consensual experiences in front of and beyond the lens. Her work is meant to emphasize the ambiguity, interrelation, and fluidity of her subjects’ identities as punks, queers, and sex workers. She hopes to leave her audience questioning assigned gender roles, their views about sex work, and their own sexuality. While she has complicated feelings about displaying the underground scenes that Slime Pony documents for outsiders, she feels strongly that since such voyeurism is somewhat inevitable in our image-saturated world, its representation should at least be done by someone who is an active participant in these communities. Her models are friends, acquaintances, and colleagues, captured in their own environments across the world. This series of photos, Subvert, is a glimpse into those lives.

AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY
Katherine aka Slime Pony (b. 1987) is an Alabama wild child, now living in Oakland, CA. She creates art that reflects a chaotic life of punk, BDSM, and escapism, approaching photography as a collaborative engagement with their subjects & promoting self-exploration through consensual experiences in front of and beyond the lens. Initially she came to California to work in the field of healthcare, but found community amongst sex workers, punks, queers, and freaks. She has always had an interest in making art, with an early focus on pen-and-ink drawings, but portrait photography emerged as their primary medium in 2016 because she wanted to find a way to integrate their creative practice into their social life and vice versa. With no formal training or education in photography, she has learned everything to know about technique from friends or through own experimentation with photography. Her work is intended to leave the audience questioning assigned gender roles, views about sex work, and their own sexuality.

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Tube Diasters from the series Subvert by Slime Pony
53rd&3rd from the series Subvert by Slime Pony
TWant Us Dead from the series Subvert by Slime Pony
Mickey Mouse Is Dead from the series Subvert by Slime Pony
City Baby Attacked by Rats from the series Subvert by Slime Pony
Love Comes in Spurts from the series Subvert by Slime Pony
Troops of Tomorrow from the series Subvert by Slime Pony
Aint No Feeble Bastard from the series Subvert by Slime Pony
Increase the Pressure from the series Subvert by Slime Pony
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