“In contrast to the body, embodiment is contextual, enmeshed within the specifics of place, time, physiology, and culture, which together compose enactment. Embodiment never coincides exactly with ‘the body,’ however that normalized concept is understood.” N. Katherine Hayles, How We Became Posthuman, p. 196. Inspired by David Cronenberg’s classic films Videodrome and eXistenZ, and the writings of N. Katherine Hayles, The New Flesh explores a […]

The New Flesh 06/19/2021


Outside/Outsider Artists confronting Mental Illness an exhibition in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month Curated by Karen Gormandy & Issa Ibrahim Outside/Outsider will be on view at Local Project from May 21 through June 13, 2021. The exhibition is organized in conjunction with LIC-A and Local Project in recognition of Mental Health Awareness month. The exhibition features work by an array of artists with a lived […]

Outside/Outsider – Group Show 05/21/21


LUMINA May 1 – 16, 2021 Opening Reception May 1, 6-9pm Closing reception May 16, 12-4pm Gallery hrs Friday – Sunday 12-6pm, and by appointment at tristenartist@gmail.com Local Project Art Space is pleased to present LUMINA, a group exhibition of site specific installations curated by Tristen Demmett. Lumina interprets the multitude of ways light can be created and utilized by means of projection in dialogue […]

LUMINA – Group Show 05/01/2021



Cooled by the Same Winter New Works by Franck Hodelin   Local Project is proud to present a solo show by artist Franck Hodelin, title: Cooled by the Same Winter. This new body of work plays with the emotional aspect of color, gender, and sexuality all in a single brush stroke. Hodelin is the proud winner of the 2020 Queens Council on the Arts “New Works […]

Franck Hodelin – Solo Exhibition 03/18/2021


BOULEVARD OF GHOST New works by Dylan Musler in collaboration with Noelle de la Paz and Yasmin Adele Majeed March 6 -14, 2021 Opening Saturday March 6 12pm. Noelle de la Paz, Yasmin Adele Majeed, and Dylan Musler came together in 2020 to create a dialogue through poetry and painting that explored the saga of the borough of Queens, New York, both in times of […]

Dylan Musler – Boulevard of Ghosts 03/04/2021


Embracing the New Year with a spirit of optimism and hopeful anticipation, Local Project is excited to present Transcendence, a group exhibition of drawings, photographs, paintings, sculptures, and video installations. Surpassing the obscurity and challenges of the present time, we explore how a sense of transcendence, sublimation, and hope is found through the artistic practice and how artists can act as beacons of light and […]

TRANSCENDENCE – Group show 01/30/2021