Kate Durbin @ Transfer Gallery, Oct 10 – 11

, 7 October 2014

Transfer Gallery is hosting a second iteration of Kate Durbin‘s HELLO, SELFIE! performance piece at NYC’s Union Square on October 10.

The “passive-aggressive” performance both mocks and iconises the consumer gaze of teen-girldom, inspired by the culture of surveillance today’s teens are growing up with, as well as everything from Hello Kitty and Apple products to Miley Cyrus tongue lashing.

The public performance consists of a group of woman performers crowding into Union Square to take selfies for an hour straight, something not un-heard of within the privacies of bedrooms and luxe bathrooms, all to be uploaded and shared in real time.

Following the performance is a reception with the artist and performers at the Brooklyn gallery space that evening, as well as a one-day exhibition of the selfies taken on October 11 at Transfer.

See the HELLO, SELFIE! exhibition page for details. **

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