November 11–December 18, 2021
Black Tape Ebony Frame
Black Tape Ebony Frame celebrates the living moments of Fabri’s African American family and friends by creating a reel-to-reel analog audio recording.
September 7–October 19, 2021
Dana’s Beauty Supply
Dana’s Beauty Supply constructs an experimental beauty supply store and hair gel manufacturing lab.
September 14–October 26, 2020
something else (Variations on Americana)
The American flag, when deep-fried, forms an outer skin that appears to be cankerous, bubbling with calcified flour and charred detritus.
November 7–December 21, 2019
Duppy reflects Udemezue’s complex longings and projections of nostalgia toward his and his mother’s homeland, Jamaica.
May 30–August 3, 2019
Ash Arder: Disco Gardens
Ash Arder will develop Disco Gardens, a roving micro library and record shop devoted to the study of environmental concepts in Black music.
March 21–May 11, 2019
blue are the feelings that live inside me
From March 21 – May 11, 2019, American Artist will present blue are the feelings that live inside me, a series of photographs responding to a growing
June 7–August 14, 2018
Harris & Daughter Home Goods
Harris and Daughter Home Goods will transform Recess into a hardware store, cooking show set, showroom, and interrogation of the American Dream.
March 6–April 21, 2018
Shug Avery’s Kiss
Tiona Nekkia McClodden
Shug Avery’s Kiss, a project that will turn the physical space of Recess into a juke joint.
January 9–March 3, 2018
Invisible Man Tattoo
Invisible Man Tattoo is a pop up tattoo shop offering designs that reflect the histories and experiences of Black people and the African Diaspora.
May 27–July 9, 2017
Allison Janae Hamilton
Wonder Room is a hybrid of a treehouse, resource lounge, imaginative think tank, and community environment.
November 10–December 19, 2015
My Twilight Zone Thing
Perry takes the television series The Twilight Zone (1959–1964) as the starting point for an investigation of multi-dimensional identity construction.
June 3–August 2, 2014
Ruka (To braid/ to knit/ to weave)
Mutiti will play the role of the artist, designer, and researcher to a space for the study and practice of hair braiding.