City: New York
Address: 253 East Houston Street, Ground Floor
About The Partner
About Participant Inc.
Participant Inc. is an educational corporation and not-for-profit alternative space that provides a venue for artists, curators, and writers to develop, realize, and present ambitious projects within a context that recognizes the social and cultural value of artistic experimentation. The mission of Participant Inc. is to not only serve artists through in-depth consideration, presentation, and the publishing of critical writing, but also to introduce their work into public contexts through exhibitions, screenings, performances, and educational programs.
The objective of Participant Inc. builds upon alternative space methodologies, particularly a commitment to interdisciplinary, intergenerational exhibitions, and an insistence upon placing together, in one space, work from various mediums, which encourages the coexistence of visual and time-based art. The programming priorities of Participant Inc. reflect the premise that artists produce significant work through a deep relationship with an organization committed to collaborating with them. By encouraging experimentation and project-based exhibitions for artists at many different stages of their careers, Participant Inc. strives to address the changing context of alternative arts and to respond responsibly to the diverse practices of artists.