Non-Profit Contemporary Art Space SculptureCenter’s Winter Programming

Two shows that explore disbelief and reference the institution's past

SculptureCenter has had many locations and transformations in its time, but has always made an incomparable impact on the NYC arts community. Originally founded in 1928, as The Clay Club by sculptor Dorothea Denslow, its intention has always been focused on artists both established and emerging that refuse to play it safe. In 2001, the organization purchased a former trolley repair shop in New York’s …

Sipping Don Papa Rum at its Home in the Philippines

From inspiration in the fields of the island of Negros Occidental to bottling in the capital, Manila

In the Philippines, Don Papa premium rum is made from one of the oldest strains of sugarcane grown in some of the richest volcanic soils on the planet. The liquid is crafted in the foothills of active volcano Mt Kanlaon, on the island of Negros Occidental in the country’s Western Visayas region. Launched in 2012, the brand began when owner Stephen Carroll visited Hacienda Rosalia—one …

Multi-Sensory “L&D Motel” at Participant INC

Holograms, an infrasonic install, permeating light and projected text fill this former sex club

L&D Motel by Constantina Zavitsanos, organized by Alex Fleming and Andrew Kachel at Participant INC, is the artist’s first-ever solo show in NYC. The new works presented by the artist combine and play with our reception of senses. Zavitsanos also reference’s the gallery’s past. When entering into the blackened space of the gallery, visitors are illuminated by red light—calling to attention the venue’s former existence …