through Noember 5th 2011
The Russian Club Gallery is delighted to present It’s Like that, curated by Pascaline Monier. In 1997 Run DMC and Jason Nevins released a remix of It’s like that. In the video two crews (male vs. female) engage in a breakdance battle in a deserted urban background. Group show settings have the ability to mimic this dynamic of rupture and approval as each work riffs with the other in its choice of media, its method, its display, its claimed or unclaimed ownership etc. It's Like That considers the conscious choice the three artists make to manipulate viewers and challenge their perceptions, blurring the boundaries of authorship, or shifting components from their primary use.