Walking through the textiles and woven fabrics of Soft Territories. Our new exhibition is now on view! | *New* GALLERY HOURS | Thu-Fri 4-8pm Sat-Sun 2-7pm . Artwork shown: Simón Sepúlveda “Lulu”, 2019; “We need no flags”, 2017 (1). Victoria Manganiello “Spectrum”, 2018 (2). Victoria Manganiello “Get Me Out of Here”, 2012 (3).
Many thanks to everyone who attended our opening reception for Soft Territories tonight! Reminder that our gallery hours have CHANGED! Thu-Fri 4-8pm / Sat-Sun 2-7pm . Image: “To Teach or To Assume Authority” by @sylk_z.
THIS SATURDAY | Join us for the opening reception of our new exhibition, Soft Territories! The evening will begin with a tour lead by curator @carolina.arevalo.k at 6:30pm. ▨ The exhibition presents works by @victoriamanganiello @sylk_z and @sepulvedasimon exploring how notions of movement, migration, and locality are expressed in contemporary textile practices. . Image: Detail of Sarah Zapata, Falling Figure
LAST CHANCE | A Continuous Stream of Occurrence comes to a close this Sunday! Stop by during our normal gallery hours, or join us Sunday at 6pm for the closing reception featuring a sound intervention by @roarkemenzies, who will be engaging @lubadrozd‘s installation. . | Gallery Hours | Thu-Fri 5-9pm Sat-Sun 2-8pm
JUST ANNOUNCED | DopeBBQ 2019 ▨ #DopeBBQ returns to #TheRuins for its annual Memorial Day celebration of music and food. Presented by @the_generalpublic ➤ Tix: Link in Bio
JUST ANNOUNCED | Sunday Service: Yanira Castro Presents... ▨ Join us for #SundayService curated by @acanarytorsi, who brings together Martita Abril, Rosana Cabán, Cori Olinghouse, Alexis Ruiseco-Lombera, Tara Sheena to explore communing, commingling, and being together in performance. ➤ RSVP Link in Bio
FULL LINEUP ANNOUNCED | 3 stages for 3x the dancing: ▨ Main Stage: Nina Kraviz / James Murphy / Justin Cudmore ▨ Texas: Fabe / Mike Huckaby ▨ Ready Room: Museum of Love (DJ Set) / Shit Robot ➤ Tix: Link in Bio . #KnockdownCenter
Knockdown Center is pleased to present Soft Territories, an exhibition that explores themes of movement, migration, and locality that are central to the practice of textile artists Victoria Manganiello, Sarah Zapata, and Simon Sepúlveda. Curated by Carolina Arévalo. The artworks included employ the woven thread to engage with notions of politics, territories, technologies, and borders, while simultaneously creating spaces of softness, warmth, and shelter. ➤ Opening Reception: May 4 | 6-9PM . @victoriamanganiello @sylk_z @carolina.arevalo.k @sepulvedasimon
#OpenCall Only 2 weeks left to apply! Deadline is April 15. Submission link in bio. . Image: Artists roundtable in conjunction with the exhibition MATERIAL WITNESS WITNESS MATERIAL, with participating artists DonChristian Jones, Esteban Jefferson, Chris Watts, and Lachell Workman, moderated by Carmen Hermo. MATERIAL WITNESS WITNESS MATERIAL was on view at Knockdown Center March 3 – April 15, 2018 and curated by Alessandra Gomez.
JUST ANNOUNCED | @bushwig Festival NYC 2019 | September 7-8 ▨ The annual festival of drag, music & LOVE returns to KDC this fall! Lineup TBA. ➤ Advance Tix: Link in Bio
Many thanks to everyone who joined us last week for #SundayService: @sylk_z Presents! Check out a photo recap below, and RSVP for the second evening of the season, Sunday Service: @xxrayferreiraxx Presents... on Apr 14. ➡️ RSVP (Free): Link in Bio
THROUGH THE KĀLI-EROS, an evening of immersive performance by multidisciplinary artist @kuldeepsingh19, is featured in @Gothamist's best things to do this week. See you Saturday at 7PM! [Link in Bio]
Introducing @BASEMENTnewyork. A brand new venue launches this May underneath the main hall of #KnockdownCenter. The newly designed and literally underground room will be New York City’s new home for top and up-and-coming techno talent from all over the world. ▨ Tickets on sale now to all May shows ▨ Subscribe for further updates (separate from KDC mailing list) All ticketing and details ➤ basementny.net [Link in Bio]
7 years ago we polished the floors of our Main space. This week, we’re polishing a different floor. Some day we will be done. #BASEMENTNY
#OnThisDay @nils_frahm 3/15/18 #KnockdownCenter
JUST ANNOUNCED | Nina Kraviz / James Murphy ▨ Welcoming back techno-queen @ninakraviz and @lcdsoundsystem's James Murphy for a supercharged night of techno and dance music with support from @justin_cudmore Special guests TBA. ➤ Tickets on sale now: Link in Bio
Announcing the artists for this Sunday's season premiere of #SundayService: Sarah Zapata Presents... María Fernanda (Chamorro), Leslie Martinez, Athena Torri, and Ignacio Torres! The artists will explore identity and geopolitical space to present an imagined future through the understanding of one’s own position. ➤ RSVP: Link in Bio . @wakingstephanie @alexiswilkinson @sylk_z
Take a peek at William Lamson’s crystallization, Luba Drozd’s architecture-inspired installation, and Morgan Blair’s reality-bending painting. See you tomorrow night for the opening reception of A Continuous Stream of Occurrence and FiftyTwo Ft: Morgan Blair! . . . #KnockdownCenter @williamlamson @lubadrozd @mmorgannbblairr @parkcmyers @xaviacarin
Announcing the Spring 2019 Season of #SundayService featuring four evenings of cross-disciplinary experimentation curated by Sarah Zapata, ray ferreira, Yanira Castro and Shawné Michaelain Holloway. ➤ Join us for the first event on Sunday, March 10: RSVP link in Bio . @alexiswilkinson @wakingstephanie @sylk_z @xxrayferreiraxx @acanarytorsi @cleogirl2525 . Photo: Aviva Jaye performs in the November 2018 Sunday Service. Image: Knockdown Center.
The beginning of artist Luba Drozd's site-specific works! See you on March 1. ➤ For more details on the Exhibition: Link in Bio . #KnockdownCenter @lubadrozd #AContinuousStreamOfOccurrence
Snow day #KnockdownCenter
▨ OPEN CALL ▨ Applications are now open! #KnockdownCenter is accepting Group Exhibition, Solo Project + Installation, and Main Space Project proposals for 2019-2020. Submit yours by April 15, 2019 to be considered! ➤ Visit our website for more details: https://knockdown.center/proposals 📷: Chloë Bass: The Book of Everyday Instruction, photo by Kalaija Mallery
Love is climbing a fence to make things perfect. Wishing you a #HappyValentinesDay from everyone at #KnockdownCenter!
Innervisions New York | May 17, 2019 | FULL LINEUP: »Dixon b2b Âme »DJ Koze »Jennifer Cardini »Trikk Tix at innervisionsny.eventbrite.com [Link in Bio] . @innervisions_official #Innervisions #InnervisionsNY @jennifercardini @trikkmusic @pamparecords_ba @_dixon_ @ame_innervisions @djkozeofficial . Photo by Luke Dyson
Tonight, #KnockdownCenter hosts the Queens Council on the Arts’ ( @qnsarts) Annual Gala! Here is a photo from the 2017 edition, featuring QBP Melinda Katz making remarks. Tix available on the QCA website: queenscouncilarts.org
JUST ANNOUNCED | Innervisions New York [Lineup TBA] | Friday, May 17, 2019 ✳️ Tix on sale now : Link in Bio . #KnockdownCenter #Innervisions #NewYork @innervisions_official
JUST ANNOUNCED | @yellowjacketscollective [YJC]'s Queer Lunar New Year Party | Friday, February 22, 2019 ✳️ Details: A party to celebrate joy and community for queer diasporic people of color. The party is meant to center queer people of color, featuring QTPOC DJ sets from DJs @ushamamii, @Ty_Ushka, Landline Sanrio Service and @Br0nze_G0dd3ss, plus performers and a night market with vendors. ➡️ Tickets on sale now
JUST ANNOUNCED | Colonized Dreams / A @muslimhipsters Event | March 9, 2019 ✳️ Details: A night of celebrating diversity in the Muslim diaspora presented by Mipsterz, a non-profit initiative carving out positive creative spaces for Muslim Americans and other marginalized groups. Featuring speakers Fatima Mirza and @foofination, plus musical performances by @Humeysha, @AyesCold, and @Adam_Maalouf! ➡️ RSVP (Free with RSVP through Feb. 15 / $10 after Feb. 15 / $15 at the door)
#KnockdownCenter is pleased to host day two of the #RefiguringTheFuture Conference featuring a series of community-engaged programs and workshop sessions with participants including Taeyoon Choi ( @drwngdrwng), In Her Interior (Virginia Barratt and @fradirimini), Yo-Yo Lin ( @itsyosquared), and many more. Kicking off during the opening weekend of the Refiguring the Future exhibition, the conference is organized by @eyebeamnyc and @refresh_art_tech, and presented in collaboration with @HunterCollegeArtGalleries ➡️ Conference Tickets and Details: Link in Bio . Image: The Solenoid Respirator Instr/augment. Photo: Sophia Barr Hayne & Lee Blalock.
JUST ANNOUNCED | #KnockdownCenter is pleased to present a new large-scale work by artist @mmorgannbblairr as a part of our FiftyTwo Ft. series of wall-based artworks. ✳️ Opening Reception: March 1, 6-9PM ➡️ Details and RSVP: Link in Bio
JUST ANNOUNCED | #KnockdownCenter's Spring Exhibition: A Continuous Stream of Occurrence, with installations by @lubadrozd and @williamlamson, will transform KDC's gallery into a living laboratory to explore how time manifests in natural and physical phenomena. Curated by XP, the curatorial signature of @xaviacarin and @parkcmyers ✳️ Opening Reception: March 1, 6-9PM ➡️ Details and RSVP: Link in Bio
Close enough . #10yearchallenge #100yearchallenge #KnockdownCenter