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April 19, 2024, 3:00 – 5:00pm

Lavendra/Recovery Project Closing Reception & Zine Launch

E. Jane

Artist E. Jane is concluding their Session with the release of two new zines featuring research, music video stills and production notes.

On view: March 7–April 19, 2024

Lavendra/Recovery Project

E. Jane

fueled by a reverence for the artistic legacy of Black American R&B divas

January 16–March 21, 2020

Pur·suit

Naima Green

Pur·suit is a 54-card poker deck by artist Naima Green that features portraits of queer womxn, trans, non-binary, and gender-nonconforming people.

November 7–December 21, 2019

Duppy

Christopher Udemezue

Duppy reflects Udemezue’s complex longings and projections of nostalgia toward his and his mother’s homeland, Jamaica.

June 20–August 3, 2019

Slaysian Dynasty

E.T. Chong

Slaysian Dynasty is a media installation that will serve as a space of dialogue and performance exploring the intersection of Asian Queer and Trans.

November 6–December 15, 2018

Out of Control

Camilo Godoy

Out of Control is a project that will transform Recess into a dance studio to develop a choreography entitled What did they actually see?

September 7–October 26, 2018

Obscure Functions: Experiments in Decolonizing Melanin

Jes Fan

Obscure Functions: Experiments in Decolonizing Melanin will investigate the material agency of melanin, the natural pigment that determines skin color

March 6–April 21, 2018

Shug Avery’s Kiss

Tiona Nekkia McClodden

Shug Avery’s Kiss, a project that will turn the physical space of Recess into a juke joint.

July 13–September 1, 2017

Steady Pulse

Brendan Fernandes

Steady Pulse is a club that plays host to a diverse range of happenings and interventions, including performances, movement workshops, conversations.

October 28–December 11, 2010

The Brown Bear: Neither Particular, Nor General

A.K. Burns and Katherine Hubbard

Burns and Hubbard will adapt Recess into a working installation that will intentionally conflate the hair and art salon.