Opens Fri, Oct 3, 6-9p:
“Remain in Light”
The Hole, 312 Bowery, NYC
“For the exhibition Eken will exhibit a forensic assortment of hand-painted ceramics arranged by size on the floor and three large tapestries on the walls. The sculptures will include all the objects one might find in a punk venue, perhaps even our former across-the-street neighbor here on the Bowery, CBGBs. From microphone stands all the way down to tiny bottle caps and guitar pics, these handmade and hand-painted objects will create a personalized memorial to NYC’s dwindling lawless zones and the mayhem they contained. Their anthropological arrangement on the floor suggests a methodical and scientific approach to categorizing and analyzing a lost culture, as though a forensic dig of the venue unearthed these strange relics.”
read our 2013 interview with Rose Eken —>HERE<—
ooo // karen o
don’t tell me that they’re all the same
'cause even the sound of his name
carries me over their reach
back to some golden beach
where only he remains
Day 3: Array
ripping tape off ur nipples is not fun. art
I no longer love blue skies.
In fact, I now wish for grey skies.
The drones do not fly when the skies are grey.
- Zubair Rehman, after his grandmother was murdered by US drone strikes in Pakistan
Zubair’s sister Nabila holds a photo with a drawing she made depicting a drone strike that killed her grandmother.