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Drawn Together

Etymology of contract: “drawn together:” via Old French from Latin contractus, from contract (“drawn together, tightened”), from the verb contrahere, from con (“together”) + trahere (“draw”). MEMO Part I: Introduction             This memo sets forth the objectives and strategies of “Drawn Together,” an exhibition that will facilitate the creation of updated organizational bylaws through the work of Anaïs Duplan, Maia Chao, and Yxta Maya …

Ani Liu

Ani Liu is a research-based artist working at the intersection of art and science. Her work examines the reciprocal relationships between science, technology and their influence on human subjectivity, culture, and identity.  With every technology and scientific development, our plastic subjectivity goes through modifications and expansions. As an artist, I live in this plasticity, exploring the …

Daniel Mantilla

Gate. Acrylic on Paper. Approximately 96”x 120”. 2018 Daniel Mantilla is a Colombian-born, New York-based artist who approaches pictorial space in terms of enclosure and accumulation. His practice consists of paintings, prints, drawing/collages, and cut-outs motivated by ideas of transition and instability.  His work has been exhibited in Colombia, Spain, and the US including the …

Asia Sztencel

Asia Sztencel is a first-generation Polish immigrant, a Brooklyn-based artist. Sztencel is inspired by the role of the artist in the community, emphasizing sensitivity, and a respectful approach. Through conceptual practice and traditional craft, her work offers a personal exploration within the larger narrative of the immigration experience. Highlighting the landscape as a narrative, dissecting …

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 …

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 …