Marja Samsom : The Grape Dress
Jul 25 - Jul 25 2019
We are excited to invite you to our Special Summer Evening on Thursday July 25 for the performance and screening of a new work by Marja Samsom , conceptual and downtown performance artist, active since the 70’s till now, owner of the the Kitchen Club, known also under the pseudonyms Miss Kerr, FlavorDJ & #Mbhave. Honing her skills throughout the years, her work manifests itself through a wide query of the performance platform using storytelling, song, S8Films, stage decor, personification, music, light and even food. These often humorous performances offer the viewer a unique way to engage / participate while exploring : gender, femininity through personal strives and victories. Her work has been featured at such venues as De Appel Arts Center, Amsterdam; Participant Inc. NYC; the Centraal Museum in Utrecht, the Netherlands and in her own Kitchen Club downtown NYC. She has been featured in publications such as FILE magazine, Artforum International, Flash Art and Art in America.