About the participating image: A first in a series to come that is set to examine the psychology behind the aesthetics of execution facilities. This one is based on the last, still operating, execution by a gun facility in the United States. Nothing is a coincidence when the sandbags, platform, chair and straps are all painted black and then placed in a bleak white room. The design echoes the sadistic mind facilitating the execution
Established in 2005 by artist and musician, Shawn James, The Greenpoint Gallery provides the perfect solution for artists looking for an affordable and flexible performance, exhibition and rehearsal space. Along with two floors of spacious and customizable gallery space, the Greenpoint Gallery offers studios for rotating artists in residence. These artists are able to subsidize their private studios by participating in gallery events, workshops, lectures and teaching art education classes.