08.26.2009 Tune in to WNYU’s arts talk show program Citywide, with Arash Afghahi, for an exclusive interview with Seyhan Musaoglu about her recent exhibition of drawings & MeKaniKdolls performance at “Dolls Like 2 Play Art Party” at Sapphire Lounge. The program will be aired at 6:30pm EST on 08.26.2009 on WNYU (89.1 FM).
08.13.2009 “Dolls Like 2 Play” Art Party- **opening reception for my new drawings and MeKaniKdolls album release party** Click HERE for press release about the show.
“Dolls Like 2 Play” @ Sapphire Lounge 7pm-11pm
249 Elridge St b&w Houston and Stanton, NYC
Artstars, hipsters, geeks, and starving artists unite!! Come out for one night only for the unveiling of my new drawings featuring cyborg girls, robots, and fashion aliens at an art party for the ages, + party with the dolls for their record release!
DJ Jess Ramsay & of MeKaniKdolls will be spinning electroclash, glitch, no wave & punk all night long to keep your bodies moving (mechanically, of course!)
Come early - stay late. Special noise performance by MeKaniKdolls at 10PM
07.30.2009 “Benefit For Nicole” -I donated a work for this benefit sale of postcard sized artwork by established and emerging artists to benefit an artist injured in an accident. Please join,
The event will take place @ Priska C. Juschka Fine Art, 547 W. 27th St (between 10th & 11th Aves.) 2nd Floor,
New York, NY 10001
One night only!
Thursday, July 30th, 2009 from 5:30 to 9:30 PM
Works are displayed anonymously and will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Artists’ names are revealed after purchase. For an up-to-date list of artists, please visit http://benefitfornicole.blogspot.com
07.16.2009 TERPISCHORE- MeKaniKdolls will be performing a noise set at the group exhibition “Terpischore” hosted by NUMU Arts Collective @ Williamsburg Music Center on Bedford Ave. & South 5th, Brooklyn, NY.
The exhibition will feature live sound/music performance, spoken word/poetry, jewelry making, 2D & 3D artwork, live mural, an open mic hour and more!
For more information on Numu Arts please visit their blog; http://numuartscollective.wordpress.com
Bushwick Open Studios, Brooklyn NY
12-4PM beginning at 47 Beaver St.
05.09.2009 MeKaniKdolls Performance, the KITCHEN Gallery, Manhattan, NY
05.07.2009 Parsons MFA Thesis Show Opening Reception, the KITCHEN Gallery, Manhattan, NY
I will be displaying the co-MeKanik series. The show will be open through May 16th.
2009 GREEN LIGHT GO: MeKaniKdolls performance, Gallery 151, NYC
2009 LUMENHOUSE Benefit: video projection, Lumenhouse, Brooklyn, NY
2009 MeKaniKdolls: Live Performance DUTCH KILLS GALLERY, Queens, NY
2009 BUSHWICK SITE FESTIVAL: MeKaniKdolls Live Performance, LUMENHOUSE, Brooklyn, NY
2009 PULSE ART FAIR 2009: Parsons MFA Booth, Pier 40, NYC
2009 “FISH OUT OF WATER” FILM BENEFIT& ART AUCTIOn: work donated, MONKEYTOWN, Brooklyn, NY
2009 MeKaniKdolls: Live Performance, ENVOY Gallery, NYC
2009 MeKaniKdolls: Live Performance, DEform Muzik, Istanbul, TURKEY
2008 “DOLLS PLAY LOUD”, MeKaniKdolls Performance: Babylon, Istanbul TURKEY
2008 MeKaniKdolls: Live Performance, Parsons School of Design, NYC
2008 CURTA 8 FESTIVAL DE CINEMA SUPER 8 DE CURITIBA: film screening, Curitiba, BRAZIL
11.09.2008 MONO NO AWARE: MeKanikdolls will be performing in this year’s Mono No Aware event, taking place at East Coast Aliens Salon, Brooklyn NY. FILMS START 6 PM : END 10 PM : MUSIC TIL 12 AM FREE. Featured article about the event in underground film journal “Bad Lit”. Read more...
11.11.2008 BUSHWICKBK LIFE IN BROOKLYN: Featured article by Diego Cuppolo about our performance “Biting Fairies” at LAByrinth in BETA spaces. Read more…
11.09.2008 LABRYINTH: MeKaniKdolls collaborate with Matthew De Leon in performing “BITING FAIRIES” inside the Labryinth, an event feautring installations, performances and a gallery of sculpture, visual art and video. Utilizing all areas of the building, artwork will lead visitors through the passageways and to various exhibition and performance spaces in the Labyrinth. Come in and get lost. Brooklyn NY as part of BETA spaces 08 festival.
11.09.2008 RICH & FREE: Super8 short films “Inspirational Awakenings”, “Obsolete” and “Unforsaken” by MeKaniKdolls will be featured as part of the “Rich & Free” event at Lumenhouse, Brooklyn, NY throughout the day. The event is part of BETA spaces 08 festival.
11.09.2008 FOOD and the VITAL STUFF: I will be screening my latest video “Cutup Phallse” in the exhibition Food and the Vital Stuff an exhbition examining food as the vital stuff: Food as indulgence, certainly, but also food as taboo,cruelty, repulsion, a desperate need, a sex aid, and a way of earning a living. At Deep in the Woods Studios, Brooklyn, NY. The video will be shown all day.
10.18.2008: VIBRATIONAL DISTURBANCES: A multi-media performance event organized by MeKaniKdolls featuring innovative live performances by Head Trip Conception, the Shooting Star Experiment of Lights and MeKaniKdolls. The event will take place in LUMENHOUSE Brooklyn, NY, starting at 9pm.
10.8.2008: ANTIOXIDANT FILM and VIDEO SALON: Come out to Bushwick for a night of video art and experimental film. I will be showing super8 short film “Antagonist” shot in collabration with Jess Ramsay and Christopher Conry in addition to a found 16mm footage by MeKaniKdolls. The Antioxidant film screenings will take place at NorthEast Kingdom Brooklyn, NY starting at 10pm.
8.31.2008: INDEPENDENT EXPERIMENTAL AVANT-GARDE FILM FESTIVAL: screening premiere of “Unforsaken”; a short film directed and shot by my collobrator Jess Ramsay (MeKaniKdolls). The event will be taken place at Micro Theater Pittsfield, MA
8.23.2008: BUSHWICK FILM FESTIVAL: The premier of short film “Frantic Sketches” will be shown as part of the film festival at Market Hotel, Brooklyn.
7.11.2008: ISE CULTURAL FOUNDATION STUDENT EXHIBITION: I will be showing a print in ISE’s Student Exhibition featuring work from emerging artists from Japan and US. The show runs from July 11-August 30,2008. ISE is located at 555 Broadway, NYC. There will be a closing reception, August 23.
7.11.2008: PAPA B STUDIOS: I will be showing two prints in the show “I’m Still Here”, at the newly-opened, Papa B Studios, as part of a pre-show for the upcoming Bushwick Film Festival.
The opening will be held on Friday, July 11 from 7-11 PM at 907 Broadway, Brooklyn NY 11206. Show runs from 7/11-7/24
6.12.2008: WOMEN OF THE CONGO, Benefit Event & Auction: I am donating three drawings for the cause. Click HERE to read more about this event and the organization.
6.10.2008: ARTNET, PARSONS STUDENTS FOR THE CONGO: Featured write-up about group art auction I am participating in. Read more…
6.01.2008: PROJEKT30: My work is being featured in an online, juried exhibition. Click HERE to see my work, and follow links to rate my work for jurying.