No Longer Showing.
Taking place in The Kitchen theater and gallery spaces throughout the 2015–2016 season, “From Minimalism into Algorithm” sets contemporary and historical painting, sculpture, performance, and musical composition in counterpoint, proposing a new through-line for art-making during the past half century. Organized collaboratively by The Kitchen and participating artists, the exhibition takes up the legacy of Minimalist art and composition during the 1960s and ’70s as a precedent for reconsidering work by a younger generation for whom serial repetition corresponds more directly with digital technology and, moreover, its reconfiguring of our encounters with physical space through networked communication.
The exhibition will unfold in three parts throughout the winter. Artists shown in Phase 1 include Lucinda Childs and Philip Glass, Tony Conrad, Charles Gaines, Jacob Kassay, Agnieszka Kurant, Zoe Leonard, Mary Lucier, Donald Judd, Vera Molnar, Richard Serra and Carlotta Schoolman, Paul Sietsema, Laurie Spiegel, and Cheyney Thompson. Artists included in Phase 2 are Andrea Crespo, Liz Deschenes, John McCracken, Hayal Pozanti, and Seth Price. Phase 3 additionally includes Tauba Auerbach, Wade Guyton, James Hoff, Jennie C. Jones, Christine Sun Kim and Thomas Mader, and Helen Marten.
Phase 1: January 8-30
Phase 2: February 4-27
Phase 3: March 3-April 2
Gallery hours are Tuesday-Friday, 12pm-6pm, Saturday, 11-6pm.
Performances as part of "From Minimalism into Algorithm" include:
Quicksand by Robert Ashley and Steve Paxton: January 28-30 and February 4-6 at 7pm
For Claude Shannon by Liz Santoro and Pierre Godard: February 18-20 at 8pm
The Third Ascension by Glenn Branca: February 23 at 7pm and 9pm, February 24 at 8pm
Charles Curtis performs Eliane Radigue: March 16 at 7pm
Extra Shapes by DD Dorvillier / human future dance corps: March 25, 28, 29 at 8pm; March 26 at 5pm and 8pm
SOLO by Maria Hassabi: April 2 at 6pm
They Come to Us Without A Word II by Joan Jonas: April 6–7 at 8pm, April 8 at 7pm
ACME perform Eastman, Monk, Byrd, and more: April 9 and 10 at 8pm
This exhibition is made possible with support from the National Endowment for the Arts, and in part by public funds from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo.
Aug 29 2016
If we define “analog” as a continuous variable which has no “truth” function, no negative, and no zero, and, “digital” as information composed of discrete values or states, then, moving from analog to digital requires not merely difference, but distinction. One is not equal to zero, human is not ...Read On
Aug 18 2016
In the current retrospective of experimental filmmaker Bruce Conner at the Museum of Modern Art, the film A Movie is the first work the viewer encounters. In 1980, during a festival entitled Filmworks , Conner's films were presented at The Kitchen for the first time. As part of this series, Bru...Read On
May 26 2016
Dear Friends, As we celebrate our 45th anniversary, please help us sustain The Kitchen’s legacy of realizing artists’ visions by making a donation today in any amount, whether $5, $50, $500, or $5,000. Your contribution now will help artists develop their projects during the year ahead. An...Read On