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The Kitchen L.A.B.: January 16, 2018

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Please join us for the fourth gathering in this year's L.A.B. series revolving around the term relation. This discussion brings together Jonathan Gardenhire and Carolyn Lazard, artists included in the upcoming exhibition A Recollection. Predicated. (on view January 19–February 10, 2018) with artist-curator Tiona Nekkia McClodden for a special conversation.

The Kitchen L.A.B. (its acronym stands for “language,” “art,” “bodies”) invites artists, authors, and curators to unpack ambiguous vocabularies in contemporary art by responding to them both in conversation and artworks. Each evening creates a kind of hybrid event—and, over time, a hybrid audience—that underlines not only points of commonality among disciplines and generations but also, as important, real differences.

This season draws from Édouard Glissant’s 1990 book, Poetics of Relation, in which he imagined an aesthetically and politically transformative form of relationality, seated in the Caribbean diasporic context, and laid the foundation for such important theoretical concepts as opacity and creolization.

January 16, 6:30pm
Free

Please check The Kitchen's website for upcoming L.A.B. events.

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: Carolyn Lazard, Scores for Convalescing, 2017. Garment rack, hospital sheets, hospital blankets, paper hospital gowns, cloth hospital gowns, towels. Dimensions variable. Photography by Ben Tran.

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