Shame the Devil


Photo: David Allison

Photo: David Allison

Shame the Devil was a group exhibition held at The Kitchen, featuring new sculpture, video, installations, and photography by artists who explore cultural, racial and economic issues in a socio-political way. The works examine the parallel abilities of stand-up comedians and artists to play the role of cultural observer and provocateur. The show, curated by Petrushka Bazin,  provided a space for observers to ponder over critical issues such as global poverty, racial profiling, anti-terrorist paranoia, and right-wing extremism. In conjunction with the exhibition, The Kitchen presented new live performance works by the artists, My Barbarian, Michael Paul Britto and Kenya (Robinson), that investigated the absurdities of the American financial crisis,  uses of language and the relationship between race, gender and pop culture.

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