Steina and Woody Vasulka

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Pioneering video artists Steina and Woody Vasulka founded The Kitchen in 1971, which was originally housed in the Mercer Arts Center in Soho. The Vasulkas were known for their early experiments in analog and digital processes, coupled with electronic sound. In their opening manifesto for The Kitchen they wrote, “This place was selected by Media God to perform an experiment on you, to challenge your brain and its perception,” firmly establishing The Kitchen as an open space for challenging new work by artists in all disciplines.

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An Institution of Domination is Anti-Love

Dec 21 2021

Dear friends, Writer, feminist, activist, and author bell hooks in her essay “Love as the Practice of Freedom” (2006) reminds us, “A culture of domination is anti-love.” I write to you today from The Kitchen in consideration of this “culture of domination”, and the ways it keeps manifesting it...Read On

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The Kitchen is Hiring!

Dec 07 2021

Join Our Team The Kitchen is currently seeking two new full-time staff members to join our team! Please see the excerpts below for some preliminary information regarding these available positions, and click each link to read the full listing and job description on NYFA.org. Curatorial Assis...Read On

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Announcing Our Winter/Spring 2022 Season

Dec 01 2021

Announcing The Kitchen's Winter/Spring 2022 Season Sadie Barnette: The New Eagle Creek Saloon , January 18–March 6madison moore: Nightlife-in-Residence , January 18–March 6In Support, featuring work by Fia Backström, Francisca Benítez, Papo Colo, and Clynton Lowry, through March 12&#16...Read On

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