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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 …

Lounge of A Prophet

Cuchifritos Gallery + Project Space is pleased to present Lounge of A Prophet, a solo show with recent works by former LES Studio Program resident Mo Kong, on view at 88 Essex Street from March 25 through May 21, 2022. Mo Kong’s Lounge of A Prophet at Cuchifritos Gallery will serve as a sequel to …

gal·va·nizing strat·e·gies: [Black on Black with Black]

PressShe Performs, Interview with Dominique Duroseau Public ProgramRap on Race without Rice: A Conversation SeriesParts I through III available online How can we go about occupying spaces and forging relationships while we can be seen as disposable? In gal·va·nizing strat·e·gies: [Black on Black with Black], former LES Studio Program resident Dominique Duroseau explores pillars of …

calling@sweeneyshoal

Go to project GitHub siteDownload press release and recommended reading Playing in vast worlds, lovingly rendered jungles ofcycads and palms. The swelling itchy racket of cicadas. Teams self-organised on tribal loyalties: Vermillion, Jade, Tanzanite. Belisarius’ hippodromerefracted through cyberculture wars of the 2ndmillennium. Gaming non-stop, we genuinely happy.Soylent, drink ’til yer sick, just press the greenpaddle. …

Tariku Shiferaw

In my current body of work titled, “One Of These Black Boys,” I explore mark-making in order to address the physical and metaphysical spaces of painting and societal structures. The work interrogates the act of mark-making and the identity and role of the thinker responsible for the marks. I use geometric forms because of their …

Bridgewalks

Part five of the 5-part Workspace ’19­ exhibition series, featuring new work by residents of AAI’s LES Studio Program Nat Ward’s photographs and writing focus on the psychological implications of escapism and alienation in the American Landscape while variously exploring the subtleties of defeat, resignation, and themes of socio-political self-preservation. His work has recently been exhibited at the …

So Close

Part four of the 5-part Workspace ’19­ exhibition series, featuring new work by residents of AAI’s LES Studio Program So Close is a new installation developed by Erica Bailey for Cuchifritos Gallery + Project Space. The installation includes a miniature diorama of the LES Studio Program studios, where the artist was a resident from June 1 through September …

Joseph Buckley

Joseph Buckley is a black british sculptor of Irish and Caribbean extraction. He is based in New York City and has, for the last five years or so, been making work about the historical, fictional, contemporary, and speculative abuses that render people into chattel, suspects, orcs, and clones. Image: Joseph Buckley, Traitor Muscle, 2018. Art in …

A Black Woman’s Art Show and… A White Man’s Exhibition

Part three of the 5-part Workspace ’19­ exhibition series, featuring new work by residents of AAI’s LES Studio Program A Black Woman’s Art Show and…  A White Man’s Exhibitionwill run from March 8–March 17, 2019, at Cuchifritos Gallery + Project Space. The exhibitions will be staged in two sessions: March 8 through March 10, A Black Woman’s Show and March 13-17 A White …

The Birth of the Minotaur

Part two of the 5-part Workspace ’19­ exhibition series, featuring new work by residents of AAI’s LES Studio Program The Birth of the Minotaur is a new performance conceived by Italian artist Luigi Presicce for his first solo show in New York. Drawn from Presicce’s ongoing research around the bull as a symbol for aggressive economic power, and punctuated …