Mildred's Lane 2019: Year of Rearranging!
BLUR OF OPEN SESSIONS COME BY THE DAY, WEEK, MONTH!
David Brooks / Nina Burleigh / D. Graham Burnett / Jorge Colombo / Donna Cleary / Susanna Crum / Deborah Davidovits / Mark Dion / Jeff Dolven / Juliet Dunn / Coco Fusco / Hope Ginsburg / Leila Gordon / Pablo Helguera / Amanda Heidel / Aaron Hicklin / Jeffrey Jenkins / Alex Jones / Cameron Klavsen / Athena Kokoronis / Leigh Claire La Berge / Abby Lutz / Kevin Mahoney / Kristyna Milde / Marek Milde / Nate Padavick/ Rebecca Purcell / Garnett Puett / J. Morgan Puett / Josh Quarles / Sal Randolph / Rodolfo Salgado Jr / Gina Siepel / Alex Schecter / Amy Lou Stein / Dannielle Tegeder / Mark Thomann / James Voorhies / David Wood / Bryan McGovern Wilson / Caroline Woolard / Amy Yoes / Or Zubalsky / and others swarming – updates monthly!
Sending institutions, independents, groups and destination guests – Join us in practicing a generous and rigorous engagement with every aspect of life; tours, performances, lectures, events, and dialogs around topics and people that inspire us; along with artists working on projects at Mildred's Lane.
Bring along your conceptual toolbox – We provide a multitude of experiences in a bewildering environment; working, researching, making, thinking, living – being. There are no studios, the whole site is the studio; people are a rhizome.
April 20th opening
Factory, at A Guide to the Field, in Mountaindale; also, launching One Grand Books Reading Parlor, with special guest events forming this spring.
Mildred's Lane and The Mildred Complex(ity) Garnett Puett will slowly fill the space with his new work of apisculptures.
May 27 – June 16
Wilding, Wasting, Workstyling; ongoing dialogs and workshops with Marek and Krystyna Milde, Amy Lou Stein, Athena Kokoronis, Amanda Heidel, Laura Silverman, Deborah Davidovits, James Voorhies and other contributing artists, local naturalists, gardeners, botanists, and beekeepers.
June 11 – 30
Bibliophantics, featuring the Mildred’s Lane Library; a project wrapping around the Narrowsburg Deep Water Literary Festival, with Aaron Hicklin of One Grand Books. Pablo Helguera, Dannielle Tegeder, Nina Burleigh, and other celebrated artists and authors in town during the festival.
July 1 – 28
PondHouseSpringHouseIceHousePond. Ongoing negotiations in the landscape for over a decade, with Mark Thomann.
Pignut Pond. Cameron Klavsen and Alex Schechter are building a Diving Dock; Hope Ginsburg, underwater-filming; and, Joshua Quarles’ sound work in collaboration with the pond.
The Un-Bored-Walk; David Brooks will be working on a new landscape design and build study of emergent walks interrupted by navigating the actual and the man-made.
Mildred Archaeology; more investigations around the eighteenth-century outbuildings, with Rudy Salgado and Susanna Crum of Calliope Arts Printmaking Studio & Gallery in Louisville, KY.
July 27th opening The Mildred Complex(ity). Gina Siepel, SELF- MADE, proposing a personal, queer investigation into the ideals of American masculinity and self-reliance.
August 5 – August 15
Marx for Cats; in residence with their ongoing project, Caroline Woolard, Or Zubalsky, and critical theorist Leigh Claire La Berge whimsically explain keywords in contemporary capitalism; an artwork designed to both educate and entertain. Juxtaposing the time of foregone capitalism with the anticipatory time of catpitalism.
August 17 opening
A Guide to the Field exhibition, PHALLACIES, opens with a collection of artist-made sex toys. Cocurators, Caroline Woolard, Leigh Claire La Berge, and Paige Landesberg as co-curators.
A Guide to the Field will be in full stitching-making-mode at the Department of Interstitchiaries), sewing ongoing projects throughout the year. (Skilled stitchers who work collectively are sought after.) Factory, the Spring/Summer exhibition, brings together several creative practitioners in a discursive, active environment of making-thinking-doing that the public can collect, instead of merely shopping.
Town Fridays are events and exhibitions at The Mildred Complex(ity) Project Space, with a series of local creatives presenting and in conversation. Amy Yoes and Jorge Colombo, currently activating their new Narrowsburg home base/ studios/project space just down the block from The Mildred Complex(ity), will be hosting some of the Town Friday events and lectures in their renovated Main Street barn space including screenings, workshops, and more, throughout the season. Sign on to the mailing list for announcements.
Social Saturdays heat up on May 25 and continue throughout the summer. Request an invitation here. A calendar of events will be posted later in Spring.