MY SO-CALLED VARIETY HOUR PERFORMED BY GRIFFIN KOELSCH PREMIERES LIVE AUGUST 2ND AT LEIMINSPACE
Leiminspace is excited to showcase the live performance of My So-Called Variety Hour, created by artist Griffin Koelsch. The gallery space will be transformed into a 90’s Nickelodeon inspired installation of glittery and brightly colored theatrical sets made out of party supplies and Halloween decorations. Griffin will be putting on a variety show throughout the space consisting of video and live performance on opening night. The show will begin August 2, 2019 at 7:00 P.M. with the performance kicking off at 8:00 P.M.
Griffin Koelsch is a performance and installation artist practicing out of Oberlin, Ohio. She builds her own makeshift sets, props, and costumes and performs both live and in video for social media. Griffin graduated from the Cleveland Institute of Art with a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Photography + Video in 2017. She briefly studied at Otis College of Art and Design as a mobility student in the fall of 2016. Griffin started working on “My So-Called Variety Hour”, with Leiminspace in the fall of 2018. After three episodes premiering entirely on Instagram, this next episode is the first one to be performed live in the gallery space. This will be Griffin’s first solo exhibition.
My So-Called Variety Hour is a one-woman internet series of variety entertainment style performance shows consisting of character, prop, and music-based comedy that borrows visual language from popular culture and structures from mass media to create a world of chaotic satirical entertainment.