Hidden Assembly

curated by Yaelle Amir

August 26 - October 21, 2016


Art Handlers Alliance (AHA-NY) | Joao Enxuto & Erica Love | Anna Gray & Ryan Wilson Paulsen | Gulf Labor Artist Coalition | Betty Marin | Huong Ngo & Hong-An Truong | Laurel Ptak | Studio REV-(lead artist: Marisa Jahn) | Andrew Norman Wilson

Curator: Yaelle S. Amir

The starting point of the group exhibition Hidden Assembly is the recognition that under capitalism most production is rendered invisible. The labor that people perform is largely obscured or eliminated-an effect heightened by the expanded tech field, global outsourcing, and the rise of precarious work. Hidden Assembly addresses our reconfigured labor market by featuring projects that examine what it means to work in current times.

Included projects communicate the uniquely precarious conditions resulting from capitalist values and governmental strategies; unrecognized producers in the new digital economy; and creative activism that advocates for improved and regulated worker conditions in an age of global and unorganized labor.

This exhibition will travel to Portland, OR opening at Newspace Center for Photography and Pacific Northwest College of Art on November 3, 2016.

Hidden Assembly

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This project is a part of the SPACES R&D Program.

The R&D (Research & Development) program invites artists, curators and other cultural producers to articulate their research and development of ideas and objects through a supported exhibition or project. These exhibitions and projects may be group, solo, or collaborative endeavors.

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