On Tuesday, October 16 GSC will host Kenya (Robinson) / Mr. Kenya Robinson, an American multimedia artist whose work includes performance, sculpture, and installation. A native of Gainesville, Florida, (Robinson)’s work depicts themes of privilege and consumerism, while investigating the role of money in the context of close interpersonal relationships. (Robinson)’s sculptural work is in the permanent collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. A triptych of works on paper is also a part of the Deutsche Bank Collection. Having presented performance work at MoMA, The Kitchen and The High Line, (Robinson) is continuing to develop interactive performances featuring CHEEKY LaSHAE, a fluid identity karaoke singer, whose embodiment is achieved through audience participation.
The event will take place on Tuesday, October 16 from 5PM in Main Building 210 Pratt Institute.