Event

The Kitchen L.A.B.: February 5, 2020

Ethan Philbrick

Archived Event

No Longer Showing.

Inaugurated in 2012, The Kitchen L.A.B. (Language, Art, Bodies) is an annual series that brings together artists and writers across disciplines to unpack how the meaning of artistic and cultural terms may shift—and become more resonant or ambiguous—over time. 

This year, the series considers the term “regeneration” as it pertains to creating something new; as it relates to recycling or re-purposing historic issues or material; and, within the broader cultural and political landscape, as it intersects with the historical question of whether to bring about change through revolution or reform. What tools from the past remain effective, and how should they be turned over to something new? 

The fifth L.A.B event of the year features mayfield brooks, Ethan Philbrick, and Tourmaline. In a conversation focusing on regeneration in relation to history and memory, the speakers will discuss how their work reanimates past experiences and archival findings that have personal or cultural significance.

To learn more about the L.A.B. events that have taken place since September 2019, please visit our blog. To see videos of the entire L.A.B. series from 2012–present, please visit our Vimeo page. 

Wednesday, February 5, 6:30pm

FREE

This event takes place at The Kitchen, 512 West 19th Street, New York, NY

Click here to view the program for The Kitchen L.A.B.: February 5, 2020

The Kitchen L.A.B. is made possible with support from Lambent Foundation Fund of Tides Foundation, 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.

Image: Ethan Philbrick. Photo by Charlotte Curtis.

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