Looks Like Torture will open Thursday, February 21 from 5-8:30pm at HERE, with a special performance art presentation at 7pm by Joshua Seidner. Co-curated by Nicholas Cohn Art Projects and Amy Kisch of AKArt, Looks Like Torture will present a series of performance art happenings, video, photography and site-specific installations by an internationally renowned selection of artists.
On view at HERE from Thursday, February 21 through Saturday March 30, 2013, the exhibition examines the phsycial and psychological torture we inflict on others and ourselves, highlighting issues of discrimination, authoritative abuse, bullying and insecurity. The works respond to ongoing ethnic conflicts, discrimination, animal cruelty and environmental neglect. Performance art presentations will take place on Thursday, February 21 and Mondays, March 4 and 11, featuring the work of Joshua Seidner, Jaeeun Lee and Mitch Miller respectively.