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From the Archives: Arthur Russell at The Kitchen

By Elana Engelman-Lado

May 4, 2020

Please visit The Kitchen OnScreen to read this post along with other texts published in Kitchen Magazine. “From the Archives” is a series that spotlights The Kitchen’s history. As a complement to our Archive Website, these posts offer focused reflections on the artists, exhibitions, events, and institutional practices that have defined and shaped The Kitchen since its founding in 1971. This From the Archives post is written by Elana Engelman-Lado, Fall 2019 Curatorial Intern. IN NOVEMBER 2019, Audika Records released Iowa Dream, a compilation of demos Arthur Russell recorded for major labels. This album is the most recent addition to a collection of at least nine posthumous releases of Russell’s work, indicating a seemingly ever-growing interest in the artist and h... Read On

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A Dialogue with Ka Baird and Max Eilbacher

By Keenan Saiz

Apr 27, 2020

Please visit The Kitchen OnScreen to read this post along with other texts published in Kitchen Magazine. Ka Baird and Max Eilbacher⎯two innovative and celebrated musicians, producers, and performers⎯are teaming up in an exciting collaboration for The Kitchen titled Vivification Exercises. Each of their extensive bodies of work balance playful experimentation with a sense of deep introspection that invites listeners into a world both engaging and disorienting. With years of experience in multiple bands and collaborative projects behind them, the two artists are now working together to interweave elements of perception, embodiment, exaggeration, and humor into an aural and visual play on the depths and limits of human awareness. By merging computer-intensive electronic spatial... Read On

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Kitchen Memories: My Geeky Love For Stanley Love

By Nico Grelli

Apr 20, 2020

Please visit The Kitchen OnScreen to read this post along with other texts published in Kitchen Magazine. “Kitchen Memories” is a new series of first-hand reflections on past programming. Spotlighting a diverse range of perspectives from our community—including those of current and former staff members and artists—these posts reveal the ways that The Kitchen’s events, performances, and exhibitions inform these individuals’ work and thinking. This Kitchen Memories post is written by Nico Grelli, House Manager and Box Office Attendant. “50 Million Buffalo used to roam these lands. What’s this bullshit? What’s this bullshit?” — Stanley Love and Stanley Love Performance Group IN THE FALL OF 2017, Stanley Love Performance Group (SLPG) was the first large-scal... Read On

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From the Archives: Birnbaum, Bender, Perry

By Elizabeth Wiet

Apr 13, 2020

Please visit The Kitchen OnScreen to read this post along with other texts published in Kitchen Magazine. “From the Archives” is a series that spotlights The Kitchen’s history. As a complement to our Archive Website, these posts offer focused reflections on the artists, exhibitions, events, and institutional practices that have defined and shaped The Kitchen since its founding in 1971.  This From the Archives post is written by Elizabeth Wiet, 2019–2020 Curatorial Fellow. Following the conversation that The Kitchen hosted between Dara Birnbaum and Sondra Perry on February 15, I was moved to write an essay exploring The Kitchen’s history of supporting video made by female artists and assessing the formal and thematic concerns linking their work. Bringing in Gre... Read On

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Kitchen Memories: Looking Back on Assembly

By Jesse Cao

Apr 6, 2020

Please visit The Kitchen OnScreen to read this post along with other texts published in Kitchen Magazine. “Kitchen Memories” is a new series of first-hand reflections on past programming. Spotlighting a diverse range of perspectives from our community—including those of current and former staff members and artists—these posts reveal the ways that The Kitchen’s events, performances, and exhibitions inform these individuals’ work and thinking.  This Kitchen Memories post is written by Jesse Cao, a Curatorial Intern at The Kitchen from June–August 2019. Over the course of three weekends in June 2019, the ASSEMBLY series made a spirited contribution to ongoing discussions both within The Kitchen and in the art world at large about the relationships between space and pe... Read On

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