Sterling Music Room
Salon and Exhibition Space in the Artist's Brooklyn apartment
April - December 2016
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Sterling Music Room - An experimental salon and exhibition venue




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Sterling Music Room was recently featured in Voices of Contemporary Art: Read text here

Sterling Music Room was a living room turned studio, exhibition space and salon in the artist's Brooklyn apartment. While this project drew inspiration from many places, including the transformations of a Rococo period room now in the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, at its heart it was a response to the rising rents and current luxurification of New York City. Through planned events as well as chance encounters, Sterling Music Room examined the possibilities and poetics of a critical and engaged domesticity under the conditions of late capitalism. Work on a publication for this project is in progress.

Participants included: Nawaaz Ahmed (writer), Bonnie Begusch (artist), Mark Boswell (filmmaker / storyteller), Zachary Fabri (artist / performer), Eliza Hornig (writer), Oliver Husain (artist / filmmaker), Joyce Kim (artist), Joanna Kotze (choreographer / performer), Jason Lazarus (artist), lumberob and dan (performers), Rick Myers (artist), Jeff Sims (artist), Tyler Wayne Smith (countertenor) + Chelsea Musica, Jo-ey Tang (artist / curator), Total Effekt (Aron Kullander-Östling, Stina Löfgren, Pål Rodenius - designers/illustrators/artists), Vier5 (designers), Steven Zultanski (writer), and many more.