CiR Performance Series: Matthew Lutz Kinoy and Lea Cetera

February 15, 2014
Photos by Jake Richardson

Lutz Kinoy’s Loose Buddies includes films by Jessie Stead, Tamara Henderson & Jeannine Han, and paintings by Magni Borgehed and Matthew Lutz-Kinoy.

OBE (Outer Body Experience) is a new performance by Cetera that incorporates technology, autoscopy and art theory in order to attempt to understand perceptions of identity and reality.

Additional support provided by the Foundation for Contemporary Arts.

Matthew Lutz-Kinoy is an artist from New York, currently working out of Berlin. His studio method is interdisciplinary and recent projects take the form of dance, sculpture installation, printmaking, publications, video, and painting. Lutz-Kinoy has recently developed a series of performances dealing with multiplicity of social architecture and identity. He collaborates with many artists, most recently with Natsuko Uchino on his current envevors in ceramics and meal planning, he is also the in-house choreographer for New Theater opening summer 2013 in Berlin by his partner Max Pitegoff and the artist Calla Henkel.

Lutz-Kinoy completed the Rijksakademie international artists residency in 2011 and recived his undergraduate degree from The Cooper Union School of Art in 2007. Lutz-Kinoy’s painting and performance work has been shown at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, New Museum, Elaine MGK, Hayward Gallery Project Space, Kunsthalle Baden- Baden, X initiative. Recent solo shows have been at OUTPOST, Norwich, England, Deweer gallery, Ottegem, Belgium and Silberkuppe, Berlin, Germany. His videos have been screened most recently at the Berlinale Film Festival, New Museum, New York and White Chapel Gallery.

Lea Cetera works in video, sculpture and performance to produce temporal installations that examine the space between object and body, public and private, and virtual and real. Utilizing techniques culled from theater, film and puppetry, her work investigates constructed identities, the fetish object, technology, alienation, fantasy and role-play. Cetera has performed and shown work in New York at John Connelly Presents; Guild and Greyshkul Gallery; Poetry Project at St. Marks Church; Anthology Film Archives; and participated in Portugal Arte 2010. Recent group shows include Coded Conduct at Pilar Corrias Gallery, London, UK; Double Life at Sculpture Center, Long Island City, NY; and the New Wight Biennial, UCLA, Los Angeles. She holds a MFA from Columbia University and a BFA from the Cooper Union School of Art. She lives and works in New York City.