January 26 – March 4, 2023
Memorial for Laptop
The public is invited to donate their broken personal devices and write loving farewell letters to acknowledge their relationships
September 7–October 19, 2021
Dana’s Beauty Supply
Dana’s Beauty Supply constructs an experimental beauty supply store and hair gel manufacturing lab.
May 4–June 15, 2021
Untitled (Incall) interrogates the material overlap between the art and sex industries to address the ambivalent labor identity of cultural producers.
February 14–April 6, 2019
$200 From… To… -With Love
$200 From… To… -With Love a participatory art project focused on remittances, the money migrant send to their homelands.
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.
May 3–June 2, 2018
Manuel Molina Martagon
EL RECREO will turn Recess into a home base for restaurant workers, with diverse programming addressing current issues faced by the food service.
November 3–December 23, 2017
A Ponemos Chancla
A Ponemos Chancla is an installation that simulates a men’s formalwear shop to explore camouflage, the semiotics of fashion.
September 8–October 28, 2017
The Service Room
The Service Room is a project that will create a unique environment and framework for the communal exchange of services.
January 3–March 4, 2017
You Never Know What Idea You Might Have
A two-month project that will forge links between Recess and Argo Electronics, located on Canal Street one block away from our storefront.
July 2–August 29, 2015
Small Town Sex Shop
Katherine Hubbard and Savannah Knoop
Hubbard and Knoop will explore connotations of production through a synthesis of clothing-making, sculpture and installation.
May 1–June 30, 2012
Andy Meerow and Rose Marcus
Marcus and Meerow will address specific economic conditions that inform their collaboration and autonomous creative practices in New York City