PARTICIPANT INC. - Contemporary Art Gallery  Lower East Side, New York 

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How do we propose a small contemporary art space without playing a servant to committing a ‘crime’ of neutrality or a ‘crime’ of imposing architectural shadow over artworks to come? How can one by-pass the limitations of being simply an alternative to museums and commercial galleries that have given up on diversity and increasingly look alike? For Participant Inc. a non-profit art space founded by Lia Gangitano on Manhattan’s Lower East Side the strategy was to avoid a totalitarian approach to renovations, ‘gutting out’ and ‘rewamp’ methods and propose sporadic insertions of renovated space throughout both levels of the existing building....more>>
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