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Juliana Huxtable

Flesh

Friday, June 22, 2018
7:00 PM–8:00 PM

Artist Juliana Huxtable presents a new iteration of her ever-evolving performance, which incorporates text, video, and sound. It features instrumental performances by her frequent collaborators, the pianist, percussionist, and composer Joe Heffernan and Detroit-based harpist Ahya Simone. Blending poetry and ASMR (autonomous sensory meridian response) sounds, Huxtable creates an ambient and multi-sensory environment in which she reflects on the body and its materiality. Through these explorations, one may contemplate the power and powerlessness of the body as well as its dispossession in relation to technology, violence, and blackness.

Part of the performance art series Refiguring the Future.

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About the Artist

Juliana Huxtable is an American artist, writer, performer, DJ, and co-founder of the New York”“based nightlife project Shock Value. She attended Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, where she studied art, gender studies, and human rights. Huxtable has been featured in group presentations and performances at MoMA PS1, New York (2014); White Columns Annual, White Columns, New York (2014); Take Ecstasy with Me, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (2014); Frieze Projects, London (2014); and the 2015 Triennial: Surround Audience, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York (2015); among other venues. She recently exhibited a solo show entitled A Split During Laughter at the Rally at Reena Spaulings Fine Art. Huxtable’s multidisciplinary art practice explores a number of projects, such as the internet, the body, history, and text, often through a process she calls “conditioning.” Huxtable is a published author of two books and a member of the New York City”“based collective House of Ladosha. She currently lives and works in New York City.

 


Image Credit
Juliana Huxtable, Untitled (Destroying Flesh), from the “UNIVERSAL CROP TOPS FOR ALL THE SELF CANONIZED SAINTS OF BECOMING” series, 2015, courtesy of the artist and JTT Gallery.

Advance Tickets: $22.00

Day of: $25.00

 

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