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  • Location:
    Recess Activities, Inc., 41 Grand Street, New York, New York, 10013, US

galería perdida will begin two months of work at Recess as part of
its signature program, Session. Session invites artists to use its
storefront space as studio, exhibition venue and grounds for
experimentation. For their project, Matryoshka, the collective will
complicate the role of artist and curator. galería perdida will build a
series of galleries that will nest within one another utilizing the
Russian doll as its model. In total there will be five exhibitions over
the two month period, each thematically distinct from the last. By the
final phase, Matryoshka will be the sum of its parts, with each
iteration serving as an additional layer to the whole. To complete the
experience, visitors will need to be on hands and knees to view the
final exhibition.  Recess will remain open to the public as new walls
are built, allowing the construction and installation phases to bleed
into one another. 
Matryoshka will serve as an interactive sculpture and will expose traditionally shrouded dialogues: the slippage between art production and presentation, space as a mediator of the viewer’s experience, and the audience as a necessary determinant
of an object. Ultimately, Matryoshka will occupy dual roles: exercising
the act of curating as a simultaneous sculpture.
Exhibition Schedule :
Video, Eric Baudelaire, Jamal Cyrus, Cyprien Gaillard, Galería Perdida,
Stanya Kahn, Joey Lehman Morris, Ian Pedigo, Emily Roysdon
• September 9 Some of the Things I Really Must Do Before I Die—A show of work of G_org_s P_r_c
• September 23 Curiouser, Curiouser— Marcus Civin, Ellie Ga, Emilie Gossiaux, Will Rogan, Erin Shirre
• September 30 As soft as concrete— Henry Chapman, Daniel Lefcourt, Carl Suddath
• October 7 Alice Könitz