Photo: Millie Kapp’s “PRICK” taken by Ben Neufeld.
NYC’s Millie Kapp and Georgia Wall will be in-residency at RATS 9 Gallery as part of the L&P’s Residency Program, which strives to create spaces for unjustified performatic creation, from 21-30 November 2015.
A public sharing of their works will be on Saturday 28th November – details forthcoming.
ABOUT THE ARTISTS:
Millie Kapp is a New York-based performance artist and manages the performance classes at Abrons Arts Center. In 2013, she graduated with an MA in Performance Studies from NYU and completed her undergraduate degree in 2010 with a BA in Visual and Critical Studies from School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Kapp has presented her performance work in Oakland, Toronto, Minneapolis, Chicago and New York. She has programed performance events in New York at Abrons Arts Center, The Painting Center, Glasshouse Projects and the Woods Cooperative. She’s held residencies at the Chicago Cultural Center, Vermont Studio Center as well as Summer Forum. Most recently, she’s presented her work in New York at La MaMa, Roulette, AUNTS @ BRIC, THROW at The Chocolate Factory and Panoply Performance Lab among other places. She has previously performed with Gordon Hall, Ethan Philbrick and Ben Thorp Brown, and Macklin Kowal.
Georgia Wall (b. 1986, New York, NY) lives and works in Brooklyn and makes video and performance. She received her BA from Oberlin College and her MFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2011. Wall’s videos and performances have been shown nationally in major cities including New York, Chicago and San Francisco, with solo exhibitions at Skylight Project, Document Space and ACRE. Her work has been written about in publications including, Hemispheric Institute E-Misférica, Time Out Chicago and Dossier Journal. She has held numerous residencies most recently including CATWALK in New York and abroad and The Antonio Ratti Foundation in Como, Italy. In Summer 2015 Wall’s first feature length film was screened at Anthology Film Archives.