Steina and Woody Vasulka

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Electronic Compositions and Live Video


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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Dec 17 2018

Among the most fulfilling aspects of working at The Kitchen is a sense of offering artists not only a platform for their work and ideas, but also, maybe more important, a home. In other words, there is a sense of belonging here, and of being part of a continuing history, made palpable every day...Read On

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In Conversation with Jibade-Khalil Huffman

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A Conversation with Leila Bordreuil

Nov 20 2018

Leila Bordreuil is a composer and cellist whose current work is based in noise music and improvisation. In 2012, Bordreuil received her BA in Electronic Music and Electronic Arts from Bard College, where she studied with Marina Rosenfeld and Richard Teitelbaum. Bordreuil has previously performed ...Read On

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