Jason Horowitz Gallery Talk / Bradley Chriss Performance.

In Featured Events / April 5, 2014

Closer & Closer | Jason Horowitz: Works Thru Time 1980-2014 / Curator’s Office in Residence at Studio 1469 through April 19, 2014 

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Curator’s Office invites you to join for a lively and entertaining gallery talk by artist Jason Horowitz as he discusses works in his mini-retrospective exhibition, Closer & Closer: Jason Horowitz, Works Thru Time 1980 – 2014. 

Following the talk, artist Bradley Chriss will perform Meat Poem for Jason, a chthonic and, in the artist’s terms, “interactive art ritual that summons our deepest feelings from the act of claiming and killing another living being.” Chriss summons “the battle between two living creatures fighting for reproductive privilege, and exerting their will power to the greatest possible levels.” We, the audience, should be prepared to “divide our hearts and minds into two, bury ourselves within the terror of food and the exquisite taste of overpowering another being. With our blood-soaked hands shall we cover our minds and become both hunter and hunted, and revel in those roles together.”

Curious? Come witness and participate. It is advised not to wear your favorite designer duds. While there are chairs available, be prepared to sit on the floor for the performance. The performance may not be suitable for the squeamish.

Jessica Spaulding No. 2, 2009, archival pigment print, 42
Jessica Spaulding No. 2, 2009, archival pigment print, 42" x 63", ed. of 3. Used here by kind permission. All rights reserved.

WHERE IS STUDIO 1469?

Studio 1469 is located just northeast of the intersection of 15th and Harvard Street NW, adjacent to the nexus of Adams Morgan, Mt. Pleasant and Columbia Heights, conveniently 2.5 blocks from the Green & Yellow line Columbia Heights Metro. As you walk north on 15th Street, turn right into the alley between Harvard and Columbia Roads NW and walk towards the rear of the alley. Studio 1469 is at the end of the alley.

A map can be found here: http://www.studio1469.com/directions. And for a quirky video to find out where Studio 1469 really is, check out Where is Studio 1469?

Gallery Hours for the Exhibition: Thursday – Saturday, 12 – 6 pm & by appointment. 

For further information, please contact:

Andrea Pollan, Curator’s Office + 202.360.2573 andrea.pollan@gmail.com @curatorsoffice www.curatorsoffice.com

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