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Carlos Salas – Cocktails and reception with the artist


Wednesday, May 25 @ 4:30 – 7:30pm

Cocktails and reception with the artist, Carlos Salas.

Link to exhibition press release

Carlos Salas’s exhibition at WhiteBox.

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“Electro-acoustic improvisations, compositions and manipulations creating sonic landscapes confronting the ideas of open and limited space.”

Thursday, April 21. 2016, 7pm

Guy Barash– laptop & electronics

Frank London – trumpet & electronics

Eyal Maoz – guitar & electronics

images from opening reception

The Hungarian Cultural Center is presenting Sounds of the Ghetto, a special avantgarde musical endeavor as the finissage of the exhibition at WhiteBox. Grammy Award winner Frank London teams up with Guy Barash and Eyal Maoz to present a special musical program inspired by urban spaces that used to be Ghettos at a certain point of history. The improvisational program will reflect on the theme and also on the exhibits, created by young Hungarian Artists.


Trumpeter Frank London is a Grammy award winner, founding member of the Klezmatics, and leader of the Glass House Orchestra, presenting performances world wide.

Guitarist Eyal Maoz is known internationally for his work in improvised and new Jewish music, with the group Abraxas and many cds on John Zorn’s Tzadik label.

Composer/performer Guy Barash just released his first recording of chamber music. His first opera will be premiered this year.


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On View Now | 585,000 m2 – History of the Jewish Quarter of Budapest A Mixed Media Exhibition

WhiteBox Presents
In association with The Balassi Institute- Hungarian Cultural Center

585,000 m2
History of the Jewish Quarter of Budapest
A Mixed Media Exhibition

April 7-21, 2016

Wednesday through Sunday 11am – 6pm

Participating Artists
Zsuzsi Flóhr, Zsófia Szemző, Márton Szirmai, Dániel Halász, István Illés, Levente Csordás in collaboration with Miklós Mendrei and Benjamin Kalászi, Balázs Varjú Tóth, Mátyás Csiszár along with Csaba Kalotás (music) and Éva Szombat (photo).


585,000 m2 examines the symbolic spaces and the inscriptions of history -from the pre-World War 2 period to the present-found in the Jewish Quarter in the 7th district of Budapest, through visual art statements. The title is a reference to the massive surface area of the Quarter, a dense urban neighborhood overflowing with signifiers.

Link to full press release


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Ear to the Earth – GetTogether #1 “Jungle-Ized”

Thursday March 31, at 7:30
WhiteBox 329 Broome St

Opening event of the new Ear to the Earth – GetTogether #1. Soundwalk Collective discusses Jungle-Ized, their upcoming project in Times Square and Francisco Lopez’s sound recording in South American rainforests.


Jungle-Ized is a walking, sounding, and visual installation taking place in Times Square during Earth Month, April 1 to 30.
It was created by Soundwalk Collective, based in New York and Berlin, in collaboration with David de Rothschild. Jungle-Ized includes a film by Stephan Crasneanscki. It also includes fascinating sounds from the Peruvian Amazon, recorded by Francisco Lopez and played back within an eight-square-block area centered in Times Square. You’ll walk through the streets of Manhattan listening to howler monkeys howling and tree frogs croaking. Stephan Crasneanscki commented on the sound and image, “It’s an immersive experience, an interesting dichotomy of hearing the sound of nature, which is very peaceful, and at the same time looking at some kind of madness.”

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Sat. April 2 at 6-9pm
WhiteBox 329 Broome Street

Suggested donation $10, students/seniors $5

Director Mitch Corber’s “John Cage: Man and Myth”—the rarely seen 1990
cult documentary classic capturing Cage, the zen genius, in his twilight years
yet at the height of his powers—is back, in a fresh, digitally-remastered
format to speak to a new generation.

A special multimedia evening this Sat. April 2 (info above) is slated
to fete Cage and the stellar reissue.

6:00 pm Prelude
Live electronica music music from Cage devotee Lorin Roser and
surprise guests, along with Cage mesostic poetry video short by Corber.

6:45 pm JOHN CAGE: MAN AND MYTH video-projection

8:00 pm Panel Discussion “John Cage for a New Generation”
panelists include violist Hannah Levinson of ANDPLAY, composer
Nicholas Demaison, Roser, Corber, poet Tom Savage, artist/poet
Aliza Tucker, with moderator Adam Meyer

The doc is listed on WorldCat: “John Cage: Man and Myth” presents a spoken and musical tribute,
with comments by today’s foremost music, literary and artworld figures, and an absorbing
in-depth interview with Cage himself.” Interviewees in the cult classic doc are Cage experts
Philip Glass, Richard Kostelanetz, Alison Knowles, Jackson Mac Low, David Antin, Glenn Branca,
concert pianists Grete Sultan and Joshua Pierce, and microtonalists
Johnny Reinhard and Ivor Darreg. Dazzlingly performing his “Portrait of John Cage”
is surrealist Stuart Sherman.

“John Cage: Man and Myth” is a head-on authoritative portrait in the best tradition
of biographical documentaries. It’s also a formal tour de force as a cinematic
dialogue with the Cage esthetic itself, enshrining both charted and random elements
inside the film’s unreeling narrative.

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March 29th @ 10pm – An Evening with Archie Shepp

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Join New York Art Lovers March 29th in
celebration of Archie Shepp
before him being honored with an NEA
(National Endowment for the Arts’ Jazz Master’s award)
in Washington DC on April 2nd.

Evening starts at 7:30PM
with guided tour of the exhibition with
Archie Sheep, Nile Rodgers and Jean Pierre Muller

Dinner at 8PM
A culinary performance by Jon Tsoi
+ a signed limited edition serigraph by
Jean-Pierre Muller and Archie Shepp

Beer provided by Paulaner
Wines provided by Martin C. Liu, President of the Board

Live Jazz performance to follow dinner by Archie Shepp,
Amina Claudine Myers, Tom McClung, and special guests.

Location: WhiteBox @ 329 Broome St (Between Bowery & Chrystie)

Limited Dinner Seating

$250 dinner, drinks + Ltd Ed print

Link to buy dinner tickets 


Link to donate for performance event @ 10pm – Suggested Donation $25 Students, $50 General Public, $100 w/ Signed Unlimited Print

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Today – Armory Arts Week LES Sunday 11am to 8pm












Curated by Lara Pan

Opening reception SUNDAY MARCH 6th | 12-8PM
Performance by Samson Young | 2pm
Live transmission BY ARCHIE SHEPP | 6pm to 8pm
Location: WhiteBox 329 Broome Street, New York. NY 10002

Stage a Lion Dance involving four or more dancers, without the accompanying percussive music. That is to say, to dance in silence. This must be done without a diminution of the energy that is normally exerted in a Lion Dance. The choreography, the costume, the scattering of lettuce and all other factors pertaining to the performative intent of the work should remain intact for as far as possible.

As a result other sounds will be revealed, including not limited to the intense breathing of the performers, the verbal communication and cues between the Lions Dancers, sounds of the lion’s head rattling, and the stomping of the feet.

Muted Situations are proposals for sonic situations to be heard anew, achieved through a re-prioritisation of different sound layers. Certain layers – in most cases the sonic “foreground” of such situations – are consciously muted or suppressed, and as a result the less-commonly-noticed layers are revealed. Instructions on how to stage these situations range from specific directives, to more open approaches that require negotiation with the participants.

Mute is not silence. Muting is not the same as doing nothing. Rather, the act of muting is an intensely focused re-imagination and re-construction of the auditory. It involves the conscious suppression of dominant voices, as a way to uncover the unheard and the marginalised, or to make apparent certain assumptions about hearing and sounding.

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Stay tuned ROUND TABLE AND CLOSING PARTY SATURDAY, February 20th | 6:30-10:00pm

Live from WhiteBox NYC

Live streaming video by Ustream


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6:30 – 8:00 pm Close Door – CPI ROUND TABLE on Trumpery Politics

”Donald Trump’s Post-Christian Candidacy” transmitted live here

8:00 – 10:00 pm – Closing party and Live from  South Carolina and Nevada caucuses

8:00 pm Project Space – Screening of “Boogie Man – The Lee Atwater story”
Film, 01h: 26min by Stefan Forbes

9:00 pm Main space – Poetry and Music
Steve Dalachinsky | Vyt Bakaitis + Nao Nishihar | Wolodymyr Starosolsky

9:30 pm Project Space – Screening of “Normal Es Bueno (I like America and America likes me)”
HD video, 28min: 47sec by Yali Romagoza

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Stay tuned #makeamericagreatagain live from North Hampshire 2/9 @6pm

Live from WhiteBox NYC

Live streaming video by Ustream

Live from New Hampshire at
42 Maple Contemporary Art Center

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Press on Masha Alyokhina introducing Balkans Women’s Museum in Montenegro @ WBX winter benefit event hosted by Artnet

Pussy Riot’s Maria Alyokhina on Her Plans for a Women’s Museum

Pussy Riot to open ‘women’s­only’ museum

Агентство ФрансПресс
Les Pussy Riot veulent créer un musée 100% féminin

Rolling Stone
Pussy Riot Plan to Open ‘Women­Only’ Museum in Montenegro


The Daily Beast
Why Pussy Riot Won’t Stop Fighting

Pussy Riot’s Maria Alyokhina to Open New Balkan Women’s Museum inMontenegro

The Art Newspaper Russia
Мария Алехина собирается открыть женский музей на Балканах

Yahoo News
Pussy Riot to open a “women’s­only” museum

Montenegro Will Get a Women’s­ Only Art Museum

This Week’s 10 Most Important Art News Stories

Pussy riot plans to open a women ­only museum

Pussy Riot’s Maria Alyokhina Plans to Open an All­Women Museum

Мария Алехина собирается открыть женский музей в Черногории

The Huffington Post
Pussy Riot’s Maria Alyokhina On Her Plans For A Women’s­ Only Museum

Pussy Riot wil museum met alleen vrouwen openen in Montenegro

Pussy Riot are opening a ‘women’s ­only’ museum

Toronto Sun
Pussy Riot member to open ‘women’s only’ museum

Les Pussy Riot veulent créer un musée d’art 100 % féminin

Pussy Riot Set to Open All ­Women Museum

Pussy Riot vill öppna kvinnomuseum

Ad Hoc News
Pussy Riot’s Maria Alekhina is planning to open a “women’s only” museum inMontenegro


Группа Pussy Riot откроют музей только для женщин

The Frisky
Pussy Riot Plans To Open Museum Showcasing Only Women Artists

Howl & Echoes
Pussy Riot Plan to Open a Women ­Only Museum

Pussy Riot featured in new NYC art exhibition; members planning to open NewBalkan Women’s Museum

The Post Internazionale

Pussy Riot Are Opening A Strictly Girls ­Only Museum

Pussy Riot está abrindo um museu só para mulheres no Leste Europeu

The Economist / Espresso
Women only: all­female art exhibitions


Pussy Riot откроют в Черногории женский музей

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Winter Benefit


Honoring Pussy Riot


With the WhiteBox / Martin C. Liu
Arts & Humanity Award


Punk Prayer by Pussy Riot


Wednesday December 16, 2015


@ 8pm


Cocktail reception, dinner & art raffle


Conversation with Masha Alyokhina / Pussy Riot
and special guests


Eleanor Heartney


Carolee Schneemann


Martha Wilson


Dread Scott


Marjorie Martay


 Press on Pussy Riot:


The Daily Beast, Why Pussy Riot Won’t Stop Fighting, by Anthony Haden-Guest


 Artnet News, Pussy Riot’s, Maria Alyokhina on Her Plans for a Women’s Museum, by Cait Munro


Location: Artnet Headquarters 233 Broadway NY NY 10007

Contribution Information:

Link to support WhiteBox at $300

Link to support WhiteBox as an artist at $100


Meursault Les Meix Chavaux – 2013

Chateau Meyney Prieur de Meyney – 2005

Dinner catered by Plataforma

Introduction by Marat Guelman and Masha Alyokhina on new Balkans Women’s Museum


Donations include a chance to win an original artwork by:

Mary Mattingly

 Duke Riley / Mac Premo

Eduardo Gil


Link to exhibition with Pussy Riot press release
Press contact :


Recycling Religion  is supported in part by Dukley European Art Community, Martin C. Liu Associates and WhiteBox board members



The programs of WhiteBox are made possible in part by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and New York State Council for the Arts


Special thanks to Postmasters Gallery, Richard Taittinger Gallery, and Magnan Metz Gallery
Special thanks to media sponsor artnet
                   Martin C. Liu and Associates


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GUEST PERFORMANCES – Isaac Aden & Jon Tsoi

Special Performance Event

November 15th  



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“On 3 January 1889, Nietzsche suffered a mental collapse. Two policemen approached him after he caused a public disturbance in the streets of Turin. What happened remains unknown, but an often-repeated tale from shortly after his death states that Nietzsche witnessed the flogging of a horse at the other end of the Piazza Carlo Alberto, ran to the horse, threw his arms up around its neck to protect it, and then collapsed to the ground.”[1]

[1] Kaufmann 1974, p. 67.




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Renowned Hong Kong-born, Beijing-based filmmaker Yu Lik Wai is having his debut New York solo exhibition at WhiteBox, showcasing a series of dark, fictional realities located not far from the truth.

SinoVision Journal reporter Lani Nelson has the story.

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Video Documentation – Intimate Transgressions: The Act of Doing

OCTOBER 1, 2015

PARTICIPANTS Anita Glesta, Fion Gunn, Eleanor Heartney, Shirin Neshat, Luisa Valenzuela, Juan Puntes, Raul Zamudio, Marjorie Martay

The Sackler Center presents a discussion of art’s role in raising awareness of war, genocide, rape, and sexual violence, as well as the ways that art is used as a tool for transformation in the face of conflicts and human rights abuse. Panelists include writer and critic Eleanor Heartney, writer Luisa Valenzuela, and artist Shirin Neshat. Introductions by Marjorie Martay. Moderated by curator, Fion Gunn. Artist Anita Glesta, curator Raul Zamudio, and Juan Puntes, Artistic Director at WhiteBox, respond. Organized by CAPA (Center for Asian Pacific Affairs) and WhiteBox, New York, and held in conjunction with the exhibition Intimate Transgressions, curated by Fion Gunn and Juan Puntes, on view at WhiteBox. Introduction by Marjorie Martay. Video courtesy of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Foundation.

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Intimate Transgressions : The Act of Doing

WhiteBox and CAPA (Center for Asia Pacific Affairs) present

“Intimate Transgressions : The Act of Doing”

Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art

Thursday, Oct. 1st | 7pm


Shirin Neshat 
Eleanor Heartney 
Luisa Valenzuela 

Introductions by Marjorie Martay
Founder of Art W and council member of Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art

Moderated by Fion Gunn and Anita Glesta

Photo: Lesson of Dissection (still), 2011. Courtesy of the Artist and WhiteBox. (Photo: Matthew Bowman)
Seating first come first served


Link to Press Release for Intimate Transgressions

WhiteBox is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization and your donation today helps build our programs – please join us on this journey.

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WhiteBoxLab>>Sound Lounge

WhiteBoxLab>>Sound Lounge presents

Another Realm
Quintet of the Americas with guests: Chartwell Dutiro, TIMBILA, Susan Jolles

Thursday, September 17th 2015 | 7:30pm
Donation ticketed seating $10

Release – August 20th 2015
New York City – WhiteBoxLab>>Sound Lounge is pleased to present Chartwell Dutiro, Timbila and Quintet of the Americas. WhiteBox hosts a special night of musical collaboration featuring Zimbabwean mbira sounds, Afrodelic Xylo-pop, harp and Western Woodwinds. WhiteBoxLab>>Sound Lounge aims to create a laboratory approach to exposure for artists working in temporal mediums such as performance, sound art, and literary arts, while providing a platform for audiences to experience distinguished artists’ practices.

Link to more information

Timbila            Chartwell


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Performance – Wed. 9/9 @9:15pm

Start at WhiteBox @ 9:15pm and walk to the Sara Delano Roosevelt Park

Performance by Micha Das Bach after the opening of Intimate Transgressions
reading: Gayalle O’Malley
Eva Moses Kor: Surviving the angle of Death. A true story of a Mengele twin in Auschwitz

Your soul

film+sound Loop < performanceAct inbetween

filmed with friendly permission at
Auschwitz – Birkenau Museum and Memorial + Auschwitz Monowiz

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The New York Times – Art Review

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A lively, messy scrapbook of a show, “The Last Party” surveys, as per its subtitle, the “Influence of New York’s Club Culture: Mid-70s to Early ’90s.” Presenting photographs, videos, paintings and a re-creation of the Mars Bar, the famous dive that became a tourist attraction, this exhibition looks back on a downtown scene of gleeful debauchery.

It’s fascinating to peruse the scores of photographs of Andy Warhol, Deborah Harry, David Byrne, Lou Reed, Mick Jagger, Elizabeth Taylor, the Ramones and many other luminaries hanging out in places like Studio 54, CBGB and Max’s Kansas City. It’s like flipping through back issues of People magazine.

The show was organized by the writer Anthony Haden-Guest, whose 1997 book, “The Last Party: Studio 54, Disco and the Culture of the Night,” chronicled the rise and fall of a subculture that replaced the psychedelic utopianism of the 1960s with a cocaine-driven ethos of manic decadence.

The influence of club culture on art in particular isn’t well demonstrated. Myriad small paintings and drawings by dozens of artists, from Adrian Piper and Karen Finley to Rick Prol and Walter Robinson, are too disparate and idiosyncratic to amount to anything cohesive. It would have helped if there were major works by Kenny Scharf and Keith Haring, whose paintings exuberantly channeled the era’s determinedly fun-loving spirit.

Undoubtedly, the period gave rise to lots of exciting creative activity in New York. Was then a more fertile time for art and culture than now? That’s a question worth debating.

‘The Last Party: The Influence of New York’s Club Culture: Mid-70s to Early ’90s’


329 Broome Street, between the Bowery and Chrystie Street, Lower East Side

Through Aug. 23

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Select auction works on display in WhiteBox Project Space

WhiteBox Benefit and Art Auction partnership with artnet ends
Tuesday 30th 11am

 Select auction works on display in WhiteBox Project Space

On view Saturday June 26th and Sunday June 27th 12pm-6pm

 Link to preview and bid 








All proceeds raised will support WhiteBox’s 2015-16 programming.


Auctioning works by:

Ivan Navarro,  Komar & Melamid, Ron Galella, Andres Serrano, Jorge Tacla, Roberto Juarez, Tom Judd, Anna Kunz and Lawrence Weiner amongst others.    


Media sponsor:

Special thanks:

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Press Launch 6/24/15 – Intimate Transgressions

Intimate Transgressions challenges the hidden war against women

PRESS LAUNCH AT WhiteBox – Wednesday 24 June 6-8pm

We are delighted to announce that Anthony Haden-Guest, writer, reporter and art critic well known on the NY scene will be master of ceremonies at the launch

Intimate Transgressions is an exhibition in which twenty artists from around the world respond to the challenging theme of sexual violence as a tactic of terror. The exhibition is presented by the Centre for Asian Pacific Affairs (CAPA) and WhiteBox, New York. The artworks on display respond to the transnational issue of violence against women during times of conflict from both a historical and contemporary perspective.

The exhibition previews on Thursday, September 3rd from 6pm at WhiteBox, 329 Broome

Street, New York City.

The exhibition was conceived by international curator Fion Gunn in association with WhiteBox Artistic Director Juan Puntes. Commenting on the need for such an exhibition Fion Gunn said:

The opening of Intimate Transgressions on September 3rd, 2015 marks the seventieth anniversary of Japan signing the armistice with the allied forces during World War Two. Researching this historic period and uncovering the disturbing plight of the so called ‘Comfort Women’ made me realise that sexual violence against women during periods of war continues to this day and it is an outrage which is not being eradicated. With Intimate Transgressions, the issue has been raised and dialogue initiated as part of a movement to protect women from such crimes”

The Intimate Transgressions exhibition can be seen at the WhiteBox Art Centre until October

4th, 2015. It will then tour to Beijing and Shanghai for the remainder of the year. The artists

involved in the exhibition come from as far afield as China, Egypt, Cuba, Mexico, Ireland, the United Kingdom and the United States. The work is diverse and covers a range of media and styles from drawing and print to installation and video. The cohesion of the exhibition is its desire to initiate a dialogue about conflict and violence against women from a global and shared oppositional stance. For those opposed to global conflict this is an exhibition you should see.



Exhibition opens                                               Sept. 3rd

Exhibition closes                                              Oct. 4th

Location: WhiteBox, 329 Broome Street, New York, NY 10002



Key Contacts: Fion Gunn, Curator Email:

Juan Puntes (co curator) Email:


Exhibition Website:

WBX Website:


For More Information:

Images and artists’ biographies and websites are available on the exhibition website

Associated events such as talks, lectures and workshops will be posted on the exhibition website in advance of exhibition opening

High resolution images available on request from Fion Gunn (above)

The curator and selected artists will be available for interview at the preview events



Participating Artists:



Andi Arnovitz (Israel),                                             A.N.V.I.L. Art Collective (USA),     Niamh Cunningham (Ireland/China)

Regina José Galindo (Guatemala),                    

Anita Glesta (USA),                                                     Fion Gunn (UK/Ireland),

Nermine Hammam (Egypt),                                    

Šejla Kamerić                                                             

Oswaldo Maciá (Colombia),                                

Teresa Margolles (Mexico),                                 Elahe Massoumi (Iran/USA),

Susana Pilar Delahante Matienzo (Cuba),

Chen Meitsen Taiwan/France),                                              

Atsuko Nakamura (Japan),                                   

Gail Ritchie (Northern Ireland),                                            

Xin Song (China),                                                      

Michael Lisle-Taylor (UK),                                     Ma Yanling (China),

Gao Yuan (Taiwan/USA),                                      

Yoshiko Shimada,                                                    

Jelena Tomasević (Montenegro),

Chen Qingqing (China),


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WhiteBox Benefit and Art Auction: Buy Tickets/Preview and Bid


WhiteBox Benefit Art Auction


WhiteBox and Richard J. Massey Foundation

Arts and Humanities Award


Karen Finley

Benefit Art Auction


Tuesday, June 23rd 2015 | 6:30-9pm




Your ticket purchase(s) will also be credited to your auction bidding and part of a raffle
of prizes including a work by Roumlo Sans.

To purchase call 212.714.2347

WhiteBox and the Richard J. Massey Foundation will present their 3rd Arts and Humanities Award to performance artist Karen Finley. The Arts and Humanities Award honors an artist whose work raises social and political conscience. Previous recipients are Martha Wilson and Ai Weiwei. Martha will be in character of “Tipper Gore” to present Karen with the WhiteBox and the Richard J. Massey Foundation 3rd Arts and Humanities Award. The award is an original commissioned piece by Tim Rollins and K.O.S.

The evening will begin with the WhiteBox Benefit Art Auction sponsored by artnet. Proceeds raised will support WhiteBox’s 2015–16 programming. The auction will open for online bidding on June 16 and close the evening of June 23.

Auctioning works by:

Louise Fishman, John Cale, Ivan Navarro, William Coupon, Ron Galella, David Gamble, Eduardo Gil, Leon Golub, Roberto Juarez, Komar & Melamid, Xu Bing, The Blue Noses, Anton Perich, Andres Serrano, GT Pellizzi and Lawrence Weiner amongst others.


Benefit Auction Committee

Richard J. Massey | Martha Wilson | Hon. Steven Honigman | Louise Fishman
Claudia Baez | Alberto Isequilla | Nemo Librizzi | Martin C. Liu | David Emanuel
Maria Pessino | Jack Hanley | William Holman | Brian Whiteley | Kevin Alexander



Media sponsor:

Special thanks to :

 1081   1003   Open-Road-logo-lowres   Galli   Martin C. Liu and AssociatesPlataformaLogo

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Whitebox Art Center at SELECT Fair


May 13th -17th, 2015

General Hours
May 14 & 15 |  2 -10pm
May 16th | 12-10pm
May 17th | 12-6pm

Whitebox Art Center is pleased to present at SELECT Fair, Arial Allusions by Andriy Bazyuta featured on the rooftop with “You Are Here” Festival (aka The Maze ). Ex of IN exhibition by Steven Holl in booth 206.

Link to event 

Link to Steven Holl Architects





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Look and Listen Festival at Whitebox Art Center


 “This annual series, chock-full of edgy new music, builds on the longtime New York tradition of presenting contemporary concerts in art galleries. ”

–  The New Yorker

Saturday, May 2, Fred Sherry hosts the Daedalus Quartet, William Schimmel and Talujon, prerforming works by Luke Carlson, Daniel Fawcett (2015 L&L composers competition winner), William Schimmel, Anna Thorvaldsdottir, and Anna Weesner.

Sunday, May 3, Terrance McKight hosts Miranda Cuckson, the Tyshawn Sorey Trio, and Jeffery Zeigler with Jason Treuting, performing works by Paola Prestini, Shulamit Ran, Kaija Saariaho, Tyshwan Sorey, Jason Treuting (2015 L&L commission), and Iannis Xenakis.

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Armory Arts Week – PSYCHLOTRON*

March 7 | 6-11pm


Whitebox Art Center and curator Lara Pan are introducing a multi disciplinary performance platform, PSYCHLOTRON* conceived by artist John Bonafede. Based in NYC, Psychlotron* is an interdisciplinary art and performance event, the name comes from the term psychologist Timothy Leary coined in the 1960s. Leary assimilated the term from the field of subatomic physics, in particular the spiral of magnets that align atoms before they are smashed together in a particle collider. That spiral of magnets is known as a cyclotron. The colliding particles in Leary’s social experimentation are the humans present. The concept is that psyches ¨smash¨ together in a creative context wherein unknown outcomes arise in an autonomous space.

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Whitebox Art Center in collaboration with PAJ

WhiteboxLab PAJ 109 - Performance and Architecture

PAJ 109 – Performance and Architecture

Launch | March 1st  2pm – 4pm

PAJ 109’s design portfolios were organized by landscape architect Cathryn Dwyre, who teaches at Pratt, and architect Chris Perry, head of graduate studies and director of the Geofutures program at Rensselaer’s School of Architecture. They will speak about landscape and performance in the context of new directions in architecture and design practices. ­

Seth and Ariane Harrison of the design firm Harrison Atelier and ANAcycle architect Lydia Kallipoliti will also give presentations on their architectural projects in the greater New York City area.

The new PAJ 109 showcases ten architecture and design portfolios on installations, robotics,ecological projects, immersive environments and interview with Bernard Tschumi.

The event will be introduced by PAJ editor Bonnie Marranca

Link to introduction, “Expanded Fields: Architecture/Landscape/Performance” by Special issue editors and architects Cathryn Dwyre and Chris Perry

Link to PAJ Archive

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On Power and Secrecy | LitLounge Sundays Salon > Stand Up Philosophy

Whitebox Art Center LitLounge

On Power and Secrecy

Sundays, December 14 & 28 | 3pm – 5 pm

Power: the capacity to act, an energetic principle. The most basic principle that denotes an ability to affect and to be affected by something or someone. One writer says that secrecy is at the core of power. But how do we define power? How many different types and experiences of power are there (being overpowered, empowered, in resistance, in domination, etc.)? How does secrecy harness its own power? Public or private: which contains a more vigorous degree of empowerment? And which is healthier: the crude power of the institution (megapower) or the ephemeral power of the fugitive (micropower)?

Link to more information on LitLounge Salon


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Launch Party : Mobile Issue #3


Launch Party Whitebox Art CenterFriday, October 24th | 6pm

Celebrate the launch of Mobile Album International’s 3rd issue:
Performance, body, fiction, created by Montagne Froide / Cold Mountain (France). Special guests and reception at Whitebox Art Center.

Michel Collet | Bartolome Ferrando | Serge Gavronsky
John Giorno | Bob Holman | Richard Kostelanetz
Nicola L. | Arnaud Ladelle-Rojoux
Patrice Lerochereuil | Larry Litt
Jonas Mekas | Willam S. Niederkorn
Valentine Verhaeghe | Christian Xatrec

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Network : The documentation for this issue has been realized in partnership with the research center -Le Corps de l’artiste, Body & Art- the Institut Supérieur des Beaux-Arts of Besançon, France, the Emily Harvey Foundation, New York, The Black Kit, Europäisches Performance Institut / ASA-European, Cologne, Germany. /M.A.I. is part of Seize Mille, a contemporary art network in Franche-Comté, France. This edition contributes to the publishing of Alternante, Parcours Fourier, created by the Centre d’Art Mobile.

Montagne Froide / Cold Mountain is supported by DRAC Franche-Comté, the French Ministry of Culture and Communication, the Region of Franche-Comté, the General Council of Haute-Saône, the French Institute, and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States.

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Here and elsewhere, at war, and into the future: Palestine

Live Web Stream panel discussion organized and moderated by Mohammad Salemy as part of the Fixing the Future Platform 
Tuesday August 5, 2014, 6PM EST
Hosted Live at Whitebox Art Center | 329 Broome St New York, NY 10002

Panelists: Joseph Audeh, Ariella Azoulay, Judith Rodenbeck, Alex Shams, and Myriam Vanneschi

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Coded After Lovelace

Coded After Lovelace

Curated by Faith Holland & Nora O’ Murchú

Exhibition on view August 14th – September 2nd 2014
Opening reception Thursday August 14th  | 6-8pm

Carla Gannis | Claudia Hart | Olia Lialina | Jillian Mayer | Rosa Menken | Arleen Schloss | Lillian F Schwartz

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Now You See : New Chinese Video Art From the Collection of Michael I. Jacobs


Whitebox Art Center presents

Now You See
New Chinese Video Art from the Collection of Dr. Michael I. Jacobs

Opening reception Wednesday May 28th | 6-8pm
Exhibition on view May 25th – June 19th 2014

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Dada on Tour


Presented by Zurich Meets New York: A Festival of Swiss Ingenuity in partnership with with Dada 100 Zurich 2016, Cabaret Voltaire in Zurich, and Whitebox Art Center

Dada on Tour

On view May 18th through 22nd 2014
Opening celebration Sunday May 18th | 11 – 6pm

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How Green Was My Valley

HGWMVArt Palestine International and Whitebox Art Center present

How Green Was My Valley

Opening Celebration Thursday, April 3rd | 6-8pm

Artist talk with Joseph Audeh, Samira Badran & Mary Tuma
Moderated by Dr. Raouf J. Halaby –  Friday April 4th | 7:30pm

Readings by Samia Halaby and Alison Weir with guest performer Elias Wakeem
Thursday, April 10 | 5-7:30 pm

Exhibition on view April 3rd – April 27th 2014

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Thank you from Whitebox Art Center

Programs of Whitebox Art Center are made possible in part by New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. WhiteboxLab programs like LitLounge, SoundLounge, and PerformanceLounge are made possible by New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

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Whitebox Art Center presents


Video Art from the Present to the Past into the Future

Opening celebration Sunday February 23rd | 12-6pm
Special Screening Living Room by Michael Snow Sunday February 23rd | 3pm

On view February 23rd to March 28th 2014

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FAME : Robert Priseman


Whitebox Art Center presents


Robert Priseman

On view January 8th – February 2nd 2014

Opening reception Thursday January 9th | 7-9pm

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Whitebox Art Center at PERFORMA13 presents:

Christopher Knowles
In collaboration with Watermill Center
The Sundance Kid is Beautiful
Nov. 23 and 24 | Each Day 7:30 pm

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Whitebox Art Center at PERFORMA13

Whitebox Art Center at PERFORMA13 presents:

Unconscious Media, Dieter Meier and Christopher Knowles

Unconscious Media (Hans Breder)
“Experiments in Intermedial Activism”
Live Web Teleconference/ Performance
Nov. 2 | 3-5pm

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Dieter Meier
YELLO Video Performances
Exhibition on view Nov. 3 – 21 | Daily 11-6pm
Dieter Meier in conversation with Anthony Haden-Guest
and ‘Tarock N.B. (2013) performed by Nin Brudermann
Nov. 21 | 6pm

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Christopher Knowles
The Sundance Kid is Beautiful
Nov. 23 and 24 | Each Day 7:30 pm

In collaboration with Watermill Center

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