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New Hells

Curated by Isaac Lyles

July 9 - August 8

Opening reception: July 9, 6 - 8pm


Everything seen…

Everything had…

Everything known…

-Arthur Rimbaud, “Departure”


With neuroimaging mapping the brain’s pathways of thought and emotion into knowable

terrains, the NSA’s omniscience, Google’s purchase of surveillance companies DropCam and

Nest, big data integration and quantification, and the constant objectification of life via digital

photography and social media, the assertion of interior space and visionary possibilites is all

the more important. New Hells juxtaposes this interior, psychological space with work that

addresses current developments in bio-technology, social engineering, virtual fantasy,

corporate culture, and sexnology. If, as D.H. Lawrence writes, “To know a thing is to kill it,” New

Hells is concerned with what’s still breathing.


Work by:

Huma Bhabha

Violet Dennison

Mark Flood

Jason Fox

Jesse Greenberg

Nancy Grossman

Max Klinger

Ajay Kurian

Peter Linde Busk

Rose Marcus

Lionel Maunz

Félicien Rops

Brad Troemel

Jean Veber

Jamian Juliano-Villani

Julia Wachtel

Michael Wang

Ivan Witenstein


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