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Rashid Johnson: Stage

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Stage is a participatory installation and sound work that draws on the history of the microphone as a tool for protest and public oratory, while recalling the metonymic references to microphones in hip-hop lyrics from the 1980s to the present.

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Deana Lawson

DL-Roxie-and-Raquel

The first museum survey dedicated to the work of Deana Lawson (b. 1979, Rochester, NY), this exhibition presents the work of a singular voice in photography today. For more than 15 years, Lawson has been exploring and challenging conventional representations of Black life through photography, drawing on a wide spectrum of photographic languages, including the family album, studio portraiture, staged tableaux, documentary pictures, and appropriated images.

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Growing Abolition

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The second year of a collaboration between jackie sumell, the Lower Eastside Girls Club, and MoMA PS1, Growing Abolition is a multipart project investigating connections between ecology and prison abolition. Developing gradually from spring to winter, Growing Abolition unfolds around a greenhouse designed by sumell and installed in the side Courtyard of PS1.

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Queensbridge Photo Collective

Still, Like Air I'll Rise

collage of photographs and drawings

Using photography, archival research, memorabilia, and oral histories, the Queensbridge Photo Collective reflects on the lives of their members, who grew up in the neighborhoods around PS1.

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Life Between Buildings

Serpent like tufts of grass tied with orange emerge from a sidewalk just before an intersection of vintage cars.

Inspired by the history of community gardens in New York City, Life Between Buildings explores how artists have engaged the city’s interstitial spaces—“vacant” lots, sidewalk cracks, traffic islands, and parks, among others—to consider the politics of public space through an ecological lens.

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