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You Don’t See Me

Cuchifritos Gallery + Project Space is pleased to present You Don’t See Me, an exhibition that critically engages ‘material as a suppressed history.’ Curated by Tariku Shiferaw, who is a current artist-in-residence of the LES Studio Program, through which this exhibition is made possible. Featured in this exhibition are artists Layo Bright, Adrienne Gaither, Mylo Mu, …

ECC x AAI: Kanad Chakrabarti

Presented in collaboration with Congregation Beth Elohim Early Childhood Center Kanad Chakrabarti’s workshop began with a short lesson on flags found throughout the world including national symbols, diving flags, maritime signal flags, etc. In order to bring the flags to life, the artist created a short animation for the students of a flag blowing in the wind, …

Acquired Taste

Download exhibition publication Cuchifritos Gallery + Project Space is pleased to present Acquired Taste, a series of workshops led by LES Studio Program Resident Manuel Molina Martagon, on view at 88 Essex Street from February 21 through March 8, 2020. Acquired Taste is a cooking class/performance dinner during which cooking and food will be used as a vehicle …

Joana da Conceição

Joana da Conceição lives and works in Lisbon, Portugal. Her practice is rooted in painting and music with public presentations of her work resulting in multimedia installations that revolve between the two. Together with André Abel she formed Tropa Macaca, a band working in the field of contemporary electronic composition. Selected exhibitions in Portugal include: Singular Dividido, Ponto …

Hisham Sharif

Guided by both emotion and technique, Hisham Sharif‘s painting builds a structure of space-time; searching for the mood of the painting. Whereas abstracted light reflects on inner emotion, the concrete light ‘color’ remains a curtain of illusion. Moving between daily scenes and memories of his heritage, he combines time and collapses recorded visual images with pictorial …

Cousin Table

Download interview with Joseph Buckley Cuchifritos Gallery + Project Space is pleased to present Cousin Table, an exhibition with works by LES Studio Program Resident Joseph Buckley, on view at 88 Essex Street from January 10, 2020, through February 16, 2020. Cousin Table is a show of new sculptural works by Joseph Buckley. These works take as their starting points a …

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 …

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 …