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Spice Stories

Manuel Molina Martagon, Spice Stories, 2022. Photo: Daniela Garza In summer 2022, New York-based artist Manuel Molina Martagon led the workshop Spice Stories, collaborating with 6-8 grade students from District 1’s Summer Rising program. The workshop combined world history and geography to explore the role of spices throughout different historical periods and their changing value over time. …

A Survey on Sorrel: From Drinks to Dyes

Kemar Keanu Wynter, A Survey on Sorrel: From Drinks to Dyes, 2022. Photo: B. Oswald In summer 2022, New York-based artist Kemar Keanu Wynter led the workshop A Survey on Sorrel: From Drinks to Dyes, collaborating with students from District 1’s Summer Rising program. Sorrel, bissap, zobo and agua de Jamaica– a few of the many names for the …

Presence

Image designed by Anna Kenneth for Presence Opening reception Friday, August 12 from 6-8p Cuchifritos Gallery + Project Space and Residency Unlimited (RU) are pleased to present the summer group show Presence, featuring works realized by RU artists-in-residence Jakub Choma (Czech Republic), Fernanda Feher (Brazil), Hamza Kirbas (Turkey), Enxhi Mehmeti (Germany/Kosovo), and Andrew M. Mezvinsky (Austria/US). Presence examines literal, …

Andrew M Mezvinsky

Andrew M Mezvinsky, “A linear inspiration of Fritz Koenig”, 2021, 17:17 Video Animation Installation Loop Andrew M Mezvinsky is an artist who works in a variety of media. With the use of appropriated materials which are borrowed from a day-to-day context, Mezvinsky makes works that can be seen as mini-atmospheres. Sometimes they appear idiosyncratic and …

David Almeida

David Almeida, “Arriba do Chão”, 2021, Oil on ceramics, Photo by Ana Pigosso David Almeida’s research is developed around pictorial experimentation in various media and supports such as canvas, linen, wood, ceramics and engraving. His production has as its main focus the issues of space and the body on the move, exploring the visuality of …

Ecologies of Care

Chinese Translation “In our society, there seems to be a general rule that, the more obviously one’s work benefits other people, the less one is likely to be paid for it.”– David Graeber, anthropologist “Everyday life is the primary terrain of social change.”– Silivia Federici, activist, Wages for Housework Cuchifritos Gallery + Project Space is …

Wawrzyniec Gucewicz

Wawrzyniec Gucewicz, White Christmas at the Russian hairdresser, 2021 Wawrzyniec Gucewicz is an architect and film director with a recent concentration on painting. After many years working in the film industry, he returned to painting in 2017 with a focus on people and the times they live in, their ideas and inventions. Gucewicz’s practice touches …

Casey Tang

Casey is an artist and researcher focused on the interrelation between linearity, recursion, agency, organization, and self-organization within large social-technical-ecological systems. Casey graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with a Master of Science in Art, Culture and Technology. He is a recipient of the 2021 Digital Diasporas Research Fellowship at Chronus Art Center, 2018 Center for …

Artist Labor and the Legacy of CETA

In conjunction with the exhibition ART/WORK, City Lore and Artists Alliance present Artist Labor and the Legacy of CETA, a panel discussion, on March 18th at 6:30 pm.  CETA pioneers from the Bay Area and New York City come together to discuss the impact of the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act on artists and arts infrastructure across the …

CETA Photographers Forum

Image: Photographer Forum at New School. Photo by Blaise Tobia for the CCF CETA Artists Project 1978, © Blaise Tobia 2021. In conjunction with the exhibition ART/WORK, City Lore and Artists Alliance present the CETA Photographers Forum on Thursday, March 17th at 6:30 pm. Five New York City-based photographers–all CETA artists project alumni–come together to discuss the …