Solo Exhibition by YunRay Chung September 25th – October 1st, 2021 Performance and Opening Reception: Saturday, September 25th, from 1-4 pm Local Project is pleased to present “Farewell to Myself”, a solo exhibition by Queens-based performance artist and sustainable fashion designer YunRay Chung. Featuring a live performance on the day of the opening reception, a short documentation film of another performance “Laundry Service”, and wearable […]

Farewell to Myself by YunRay Chung – 10/01/2021


In Praise of Magic Opening Reception August 7, 2021 4-8pm at Local Project Art Space The coronavirus pandemic is a symptom of a crisis of priorities and of excesses: in short, a crisis of knowledge. If globalization is a process from which we cannot come back, our interconnectedness is excessive on one hand and lacking on the other. In this sense, all artistic activity becomes […]

In Praise of Magic 08/07/21


Concrete Utopia Solo Exhibition by Saneun HwangJuly 23 – 31, 2021 Opening Reception: Friday, July 23, from 6-9 pm Local Project is pleased to present Concrete Utopia, a solo exhibition by Brooklyn-based artist and graphic designer Saneun Hwang. Featuring digital prints of the artist’s photography, digital collages, and visual poetry, the show will explore the artist’s interpretation and impression of living in NYC, a city […]

Concrete Utopia 07/23/21



Join us for the opening on July 16th from 6 to 8pm! Matti Wim Havens returns to NYC for a humorous exhibition of mixed media artworks made of objects that will be returned to the stores from which they were purchased. The exhibition will be on view at Local Project in LIC, Queens from July 16th – 19th. The Returnables is made possible in part […]

The Returnables 07/16/21



“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