No Longer Showing.
In this new body of work, photography, writing, and performance come together to place the mechanics and processes of analog photography in relation to new, possible narratives about cities, class, and image-making itself. One starting point is The Kitchen’s building, both its original function as an ice storage facility in service to an ice plant next door and its current uses. Katherine Hubbard asks, “If narrative acknowledges that everything is scripted, then how do we begin to re-script? How is photography failing us in our efforts to do so and how is this failing a social issue having nothing to do with images of the world and having everything to do with how we see the world itself?” Curated by Matthew Lyons.
September 8–October 22, 2016
Gallery hours: Tuesday–Saturday, 11am–6pm
Performances in the gallery: Friday, October 14 and Friday, October 21 at 7pm. FREE. Capacity is limited. First-come, first-served.
Katherine Hubbard: Bring your own lights is made possible with support from Jerome Foundation and The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual 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 and the New York State Legislature. Additional support provided by Baxter St at the Camera Club of New York.
Photo: Courtesy of the artist.
Mar 20 2018
This year marks The Kitchen’s thirty-third year in Chelsea, where the organization has resided in the same brick structure since relocating to this now bustling neighborhood in the fall of 1985. A steady fixture in a vastly altered environment, The Kitchen has presented hundreds of performances, ...Read On
Mar 19 2018
Synth Nights: Composers Inside Electronics (March 29–31) celebrates forty years since CIE first performed at The Kitchen. In advance of this three-night series, Sara O'Brien spoke with founding members Phil Edelstein and John Driscoll about these early performances and the evolution of CIE over t...Read On
Mar 13 2018
On the occasion of the re-staging of Relatives nearly thirty years after it was first performed at The Kitchen, Constance DeJong and Tony Oursler spoke to Curatorial Fellow Rachel Valinsky about the history of the piece and their collaborative practice. Constance DeJong "After seeing me p...Read On