Curated by: Sanna Almajedi, Valerie Amend, Patrick Jaojoco, Rebecca Nahom, Ikechukwu Onyewuenyi, Vera Petukhova, Jovanna Venegas, under the leadership of Mark Beasley
April 15–April 29, 2016
Performance: Friday, April 15, 6 - 10 pm Artists: Terry Boyd, Aya Rodriguez, Puppies Puppies
Performance: Saturday, April 23, 4:30 - 9 pm Artists: Max C. Lee, Laraaji, Antenes, Data Garden
Pfizer Building, 630 Flushing Avenue, 3rd Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11206
Featuring: Antenes, Andrea McGinty, Aya Rodriguez-Izumi, Brian Wondergem, Calori & Maillard, Carlos Martiel, Christopher Lin, Great City (Jon Shapiro of Data Garden), Hannah Black, Institute for New Feeling, Ioanna Pantazopoulou, Jo Shane, Kiichiro Adachi, LARAAJI, Max C Lee, Puppies Puppies, Shana Moulton, Terry Boyd, and The Lot Radio
Over the last century, technologies, economies, societies, and political systems have been transformed, constituting a revised yet always shifting cultural landscape. In order to keep up, we constantly search for new feeling by way of the next lifestyle app, the next detox, the next transformative spirit journey to calm the nerves. Low-Grade Euphoria highlights the work of artists who respond to these shifts in the cultural landscape and suggest sensory experiences to guide us through them. It is a simultaneously frantic and subdued search for the traces of joy that enable and perpetuate social life today. With the help of performances, video, sound, and installation works, the exhibition rushes forward, toward new feelings and temporary joys, happily, in a daze.
The Practicum 3: Exhibition Making is the result of a semester long colaboration between the first-year Fellows of SVA MA Curatorial Practice.
Image Credit: Andrea McGinty, :), 2015, humidifier, women's juniors crop top, 11 x 5 x 5in