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Legacy Russell Is Named Next Leader of the Kitchen #ArtTuesday
An institution of New York’s downtown theater scene names their next leader in Legacy Russell. Its great to see the art world pick up and keep moving! Learn more from the New York Times:
The Kitchen, the nonprofit arts space in Chelsea, celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. Its timeline doubles as a history of downtown experimentalism: it has helped reveal artists like Laurie Anderson and Simone Leigh, while consistently privileging research practices, adventurous formats and cross-disciplinary exchange.
Her role, she said, would be to carry that momentum forward.
“I think deeply about intersections — across Blackness, queerness, feminist histories — and the future possibilities of taking risks,” Russell said, “and how art institutions can play a critical role in making that possible, by giving artists the support to take monumental risks.”
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