the SHED is an in-process architecture to be occupied as a virtual greenroom with its walls and floors decorated by the gestures of art-making, collaboration, notation and conversation.
the SHED invites artists and thinkers to inhabit this space and leave traces – whether it be a sketch of an idea developed, documentation of a realized work, or a testing site for the development of a work in process. Supplying both its programmer and producer as material to assume the roles necessary for each artist—allowing themselves to be outsourced as curator, producer, host, administrator, technician, performer, voice, and collaborator.
the SHED arose from the desire to reimagine exhibition making and what is now at stake, namely with lockdowns and quarantines keeping us stuck inside invisible borders, limiting access and our ability to form international communities.
the SHED is a continual response to access. A process of imagining how to share and extend relationships, dialogue and space to connect when we feel isolated and unequal.
Programmed by Michelangelo Miccolis for Shedhalle
Production support by nick von kleist
Image: Débora Delmar, Hired Hands (Eau de Lacoste), 2017. Courtesy of the artist.