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Extremely absorbent and increasingly hollow

Image: Alison Kuo, Bone Bath (2017). Performance documentation. Photo credit_Williamson Brasfield Extremely absorbent and increasingly hollow is an exhibition that complicates the notion of a discrete body separate from the unruly matter of the physical world and impervious to the penetration of cultural signifiers from the social world. Addressing ideas of consumption and contamination, abundance and …

Ethan Shoshan

Ethan Shoshan is an artist, activist, and computer repair technician. Over the years with various projects, Ethan has connected with alternative venues and communities, including Queer Fist, Visual AIDS, Democracy NOW!, MIX NYC Queer Experimental Film Festival, Gay Men’s Health Crisis, Food Not Bombs, WRRQ Collective, Allied Productions Inc, it/EQ Collaborative, Joan Mitchell Foundation, and Sylvia’s …

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Sandra Erbacher

My interdisciplinary work, which includes sculpture, photography, installation, drawing, and sound, presents a critique of corporate bureaucracy. The objects and materials incorporated, such as office plants, furniture or carpeting, are typically found within the setting of the office space. In their institutional habitat, their sole purpose is to organize human activity, to maximize efficiency, maintain order …

Boohri Park

In her artistic practice encompassing sculpture, installation, photography, and video, Boohri Park explores the relationship between different spaces, and between a space and its occupant. Thereby architecture plays an important role in her work as an agent which defines a space, and shapes our perception and experience of a space. By recalling a memory of another space …

Rebecca Adorno

Employing technology, sound, and different materials, Adorno’s installations explore various topics, from the convergence of sound and space awareness to the parallels between the aesthetics of beauty and lethality: signs and poetic contents that arise when catastrophic events, such as climate change or torture, show flashes of sublime beauty. During her residency, Adorno will continue …

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Cristine Brache

For her residency, Cristine Brache will create a series of portrait studies of the five Puerto Rican Miss Universe crown holders to locate the different kinds of attention the U.S. president gives and doesn’t give to Puerto Rico and women. Brache will also create a series of portrait studies of her grandmother, Juliana, in an effort to redress …

Mateusz Sarzyński

Practicing tattoo artist and designer Mateusz Sarzynski’s paintings are dark, occasionally political, and deeply ironic. Mostly self-taught, Mateusz uses oil paint and acrylic spray paint as his medium to address situations from everyday life, current events or video games, the internet, television, and tabloid press, depicting violent reflections on capitalism and today’s media. He paints …

How to see in the dark

Image: Kerry Downey, How to see in the dark, 2017, video still. Courtesy of the artist Related EventsMonday, November 26 at 7:30pmScreening & Conversation: Kerry Downey’s How to see in the dark followed by a conversation between Downey and Curator Christian Camacho-LightUnderground Theater at Abrons Art Center How to see in the dark looks to artists who share an interest …

Meggy Rustamova

Meggy Rustamova was initially educated in Theatre and Performance in Antwerp, Brussels, and Berlin. While never referring explicitly to her origins, themes such as language, identity, and displacement are central to Meggy Rustamova’s work. She approaches these subjects sometimes through performances, and at others using photos, sound installations or video. For her videos, Rustamova often starts collecting pictures that she …

The Perfect Journey (after James Lee Byars)

Presented in collaboration with Bike New York Join Artists Alliance Inc. and Bike New York for a meditative ride inspired by the works and life of artist James Lee Byars, designed and led by artist Weronika Trojanska. Taking Byars’ artistic practice and persona as points of departure, participants in Trojanska’s ride will collectively attempt the futile act of …