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From Kurt McVey’s article for Whitehot Magazine :

“Marina came to the Museum of Sex (MoSex) wanting to do a collaboration with Creators,” says the wide-eyed, soft-spoken Rivera from inside the exhibition. “She knew our Creative Director, Serge Becker. I was brought into this because my background and interests aligned with this exactly.” Rivera’s recent and highly celebrated photography exhibition at Clampart gallery in Chelsea, Beautiful Boy, which opened June 1st, features gorgeous images of her domestic romantic partner, BJ Lillis (who identifies as gender-queer) inhabiting various, highly fluid gender roles in shared, auto-biographical fantasies. Rivera, who received her MFA from SVA, was creating this body of work (beginning in 2014) for her and Lillis first and foremost; pushing boundaries, both internal and external, while remaining true to their own artistic sense of self, respectively.

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