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Over the course of her residency, Brenda Oelbaum investigated Elsewhere’s collection of costume jewelry and loose beads, carefully sorting, untangling and artfully recombining it, as a meditation on the feminine allure of bodily ornament.  One of the pieces she created as part of this speculative engagement was a bejeweled vulva that now lives in Elsewhere’s kitchen, which takes feminist artist Judy Chicago’s famous 1970’s Dinner Party as it’s point of inspiration.