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Join Charisse Pearlina Weston in her Studio

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“I wanted to pose questions around representations of intimacy, of disrupting, looking, as methods of resistance." — Charisse Pearlina Weston  

Charisse Pearlina Weston's delicate sculptures take up the subject of Occupied Look, a program started by the New York City Department of Housing and Preservation and Development (HPD) in the 1980s that affixed hundreds of window decals onto buildings across the city. The program, born as the Bronx was increasingly becoming politicized as a site of urban decay, essentially projected a vision of renewed interior space while boarding up vacant buildings.    

Visit Charisse in her studio and take a walk through Harlem to hear about the ways her research into the history of New York has shaped her sculpture practice. See Charisse's works when you visit And ever an edge: Studio Museum Artists in Residence 2022–23.