February 20, 2016 at 6:00 PM @ Babycastles Gallery

Fun Evening

YO FIGHT MY MANS is a multimedia art show put together by Chillin Island and the Babycastles gallery space on 137 W. 14th street. Along with the sculptures, drawings, and installations on-view, there will be six nights of programming with panels, megamixxx videos, and music/hanging out. It's about: fake Rolexes, eBay, shredded currency, immigration, failed rap careers, psychedelic socks, corporate malfeasance, gentrification, poorly conceived and executed gentrification metaphors, genetically modified pet fish, suicide, change, the Ramayana, Cra-Z-Art brand colored pencils, public access television, snow, jalebi, NYC, and other shit. We will also be debuting the following videogames: "YO FIGHT MY MANS: THE GAME" by Prashast Thapan "Meat Boys" by Mikei Huang "Fuck Everything" by Lena NW "Dirtbag Game" by Frank DeMarco "Nova Alea" by Molleindustria FB: https://www.facebook.com/events/998020560288024/ *GALLERY OPEN FOR VIEWING FRIDAYS 12 - 6 PM AND DURING EVENTS* -- WEEK 2 JOURNALISM 2/20/16: Jon Caramanica http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/author/jon-caramanica/ Rawiya Kameir https://twitter.com/rawiya Jason Parham http://jasonparham.tumblr.com/ Rembert Browne https://www.twitter.com/rembert Jenna Wortham http://www.jennydeluxe.com/ Julianne Escobedo Shepherd https://www.twitter.com/venusxgg DJ: JES, MD -- FUTURE EVENTS: WEEK 3 VENUES 2/26/16: Mike Bones of Max Fish, Alex Escamilla of Lover’s Rock, Zach Mexico of Baby’s All Right & Elvis Guesthouse, and Sam Hillmer of Trans-Pecos. DJS: JUBILEE + CHILLIN ISLAND WEEK 4 MUSIC 3/4/16: Matt Sweeney, Blockhead, Vijay Iyer, Rahel, Nick Catchdubs, and Maluca. DJS: NICK CATCHDUBS + CHILLIN ISLAND WEEK 5 FILM 3/12/16: Carlen Altman, Jay Bulger, Alia Shawkat, Craig Zobel, and Adam Bhala Lough. DJS: SPORTING LIFE + CHILLIN ISLAND WEEK 6 PARENTS 3/19/16 (CLOSING NIGHT): Our poor, poor parents. Moderated by Aaron Bondaroff. DJS: JERRY REINSTEIN + CHILLIN ISLAND


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