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Christie Neptune

Christie Neptune is a Brooklyn-based interdisciplinary artist working across film, photography, mixed media and performance arts. Neptune investigates how constructs of race, gender, and class limit the personal experiences of historically marginalized bodies of color. Critically aware of both self and subjectivity, Neptune illuminates the personal and emotional aftermath of a society that disregards and delegitimatizes …

ECC x AAI: Zorica Čolić

Presented in collaboration with Congregation Beth Elohim Early Childhood Center Zorica Čolić is an artist who often juxtaposes found images and objects from diverse sources—fashion magazines, medical books, pills, medical paraphernalia—to focus on political and cultural individuation processes that form the human body. For her collaboration with the Early Childhood Center, students were encouraged to observe images from …

The Smallest Murmur…

Part two of the 3-part Workspace ’19­ exhibition series, featuring new work by residents of AAI’s LES Studio Program Sandra Erbacher’s exhibition The Smallest Murmur… is an exploration of the structural and conceptual parallels between the open-plan office and the Panopticon prison. Using Foucault’s analysis of the Panopticon Erbacher explores the contemporary open-plan office including its design, landscaping, furniture …

Push/Pull

Image: Boohri Park‚ opening, 2019, 30 x 24cm, ink on paper. Cuchifritos Gallery + Project Space is pleased to present Push/Pull, an exhibition of new work by Boohri Park. This is exhibition is part one of the 3-part Workspace ’19 exhibition series, featuring new work by residents of AAI’s LES Studio Program. Appearing frequently in Boohri Park’s work, doors and windows represent a …

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 …

00 00 00 00 00 [Essex Street Retail Market]

Created by Italian artist Andrea Nacciarriti, curated by Alessandro Facente and commissioned by Artists Alliance Inc., 00 00 00 00 00 [Essex Street Retail Market] is an immersive architectural installation inside of the historic Essex Street Market on New York’s Lower East Side. The history of Essex Street Market is deeply ingrained in the history of New …

In distinction from the material world

Shihori Yamamoto. Bloom (04/26/2019, Spring Insomnia) 2019, ink on paper, 30 in. x 22 in. Cuchifritos Gallery and Residency Unlimited are pleased to present their ninth annual collaboration, In distinction from the material world, featuring new work from artists Sebastian Burger, Arghavan Khosravi, Zita Schüpferling, Serge Serum, and Shihori Yamamoto. Though distinct in their practices, each …

Sebastian Burger

Sebastian Burger’s practice walks a fine line between representative and abstract painting. The starting point for his work consists of stylized imagery, often composed in a manner akin to collage, alternating precisely executed illusionism with two-dimensional representation. His work bears the influence of the legacy of surrealism and magic realism, as well as the metaphysical painting …

Argentino Mauro Martins Manoel

Arjan Martins is the 2018 PIPA Awardee. Martins began to develop his pictorial technique as a student at the School of Visual Arts of Parque Lage with a keen interest in the African diaspora and Afro-Atlantic migrations subject matter during Colonial Brazil. His paintings and drawings incorporate signs and codes excluded from history and retell the history …