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A Light Without Shadow

As we confronted the immense upheaval caused by the pandemic—challenges to our concept of borders, disruption of civic life, failure of leadership, devastation of our truly vulnerable communities, confrontation of our visible and invisible systems—we turned to our community of alumni with a simple request: what might be the larger (perhaps less overt) implications of …

This side, or the other…

ZIYANG WU, Where Did Macy Go?, 2020 (detail). Color digital video with sound. Edition 1 of 5. Installation dimensions variable. Duration:  08:57 min. Courtesy the artist Cuchifritos Gallery and Residency Unlimited are pleased to present This side, or the other… a culminating group exhibition of work by the 2020 NYC-Based Artist Residents Elizabeth Moran, Carlos …

Tiffany Jaeyeon Shin

Tiffany Jaeyeon Shin explores the porousness of bodily boundaries and the ceaseless movement of living processes, like fermentation, echoing the history of colonialism. Shin is interested in the history of conquest and the literal digestion of materials – smells, microbes, and food – as a system of relations that emerges from a complicated history of …

Mo Kong

Mo Kong is a multidisciplinary artist, researcher. They are currently residing in Queens, NY. They received a MFA from Rhode Island School of Design. Their work, which is deeply impacted by the social events coded by the “educational information system,” poses questions about the current political environment. Their research-based process usually takes the form of …

Image Gallery Tester

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You Don’t See Me

Cuchifritos Gallery + Project Space is pleased to present You Don’t See Me, an exhibition that critically engages ‘material as a suppressed history.’ Curated by Tariku Shiferaw, who is a current artist-in-residence of the LES Studio Program, through which this exhibition is made possible. Featured in this exhibition are artists Layo Bright, Adrienne Gaither, Mylo Mu, …

ECC x AAI: Kanad Chakrabarti

Presented in collaboration with Congregation Beth Elohim Early Childhood Center Kanad Chakrabarti’s workshop began with a short lesson on flags found throughout the world including national symbols, diving flags, maritime signal flags, etc. In order to bring the flags to life, the artist created a short animation for the students of a flag blowing in the wind, …

Acquired Taste

Download exhibition publication Cuchifritos Gallery + Project Space is pleased to present Acquired Taste, a series of workshops led by LES Studio Program Resident Manuel Molina Martagon, on view at 88 Essex Street from February 21 through March 8, 2020. Acquired Taste is a cooking class/performance dinner during which cooking and food will be used as a vehicle …

Joana da Conceição

Joana da Conceição lives and works in Lisbon, Portugal. Her practice is rooted in painting and music with public presentations of her work resulting in multimedia installations that revolve between the two. Together with André Abel she formed Tropa Macaca, a band working in the field of contemporary electronic composition. Selected exhibitions in Portugal include: Singular Dividido, Ponto …

Hisham Sharif

Guided by both emotion and technique, Hisham Sharif‘s painting builds a structure of space-time; searching for the mood of the painting. Whereas abstracted light reflects on inner emotion, the concrete light ‘color’ remains a curtain of illusion. Moving between daily scenes and memories of his heritage, he combines time and collapses recorded visual images with pictorial …