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July 8–August 12, 2023

Electronic Cafe for Poetic Computation

SFPC

The Electronic Cafe for Poetic Computation (ECPC, pronounced easy-peasy) is an internet cafe being developed in real time.

November 17, 2022–January 14, 2023

Can a Sculpture feel Pain?/ Columbus Confessionals

Jean-Marc Superville Sovak

May 20–June 25, 2022

I Woke Up and Chose Violence

Caroline Garcia

I Woke Up and Chose Violence is a response to the murders and deaths of BIPOC people inflicted by the hegemonic systems.

May - June 2022

For Freedoms: Another Justice By Any Medium Necessary

Assembly

This For Freedoms billboard campaign will culminate their series of creative programming exploring dimensions of carceral justice.

April 2–May 6, 2022

The Motion Picture Association for Maintaining Personal Ambivalence

Rashayla Marie Brown and Jamila Raegan

RMB will fashion the Session into an independent filmmaking space where audiences can alter the traumatic endings of movies they want to love.

September 7–October 19, 2021

Dana’s Beauty Supply

Dana Davenport

Dana’s Beauty Supply constructs an experimental beauty supply store and hair gel manufacturing lab.

May 4–June 15, 2021

Untitled (Incall)

Sophia Giovannitti

Untitled (Incall) interrogates the material overlap between the art and sex industries to address the ambivalent labor identity of cultural producers.

March 2021 - April 2022

Political Intimacy

Assembly

Political Intimacy, a collaboration between Recess: Assembly and Pratt Institute students, demystifies and humanizes local electoral candidates.

September 3–October 26, 2019

Life of Mohammad

Maryam Monalisa Gharavi

Life of Mohammad constructs a fictional single life from the lives of seven real people named Mohammad.

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.

February 14–April 6, 2019

$200 From… To… -With Love

Lizania Cruz

$200 From… To… -With Love a participatory art project focused on remittances, the money migrant send to their homelands.

January 3–February 9, 2019

R.I.S.E.: COLLECTIVE FURY

Demian DinéYazhi´

R.I.S.E.: COLLECTIVE FURY is a project that will explore how outrage and anger can be mobilized not as tools of division,.

May 3–June 2, 2018

EL RECREO

Manuel Molina Martagon

EL RECREO will turn Recess into a home base for restaurant workers, with diverse programming addressing current issues faced by the food service.

November 3–December 23, 2017

A Ponemos Chancla

Troy Michie

A Ponemos Chancla is an installation that simulates a men’s formalwear shop to explore camouflage, the semiotics of fashion.

November 3–December 23, 2016

BROUHAHA

Željka Blakšić

BROUHAHA is a shape-shifting habitat, with a sculptural skate ramp positioned in the space as its physical anchor.