For Affair ten artists share their projects, none of which are for sale and most incorporate elements that are given away.
Frank Olive's 100 Useful Things are laid out for all to see and take no strings attached, a simple exercise in gift-giving. Eric Doeringer, master of bootlegs and CremasterFanatic.com proposes a shrine to Matthew Barney. A repeating inner dialogue guides Kim Sullivan: One in Seth Child's video which explores the way people process the conversations they have with one another. Nancy Hwang's blue buttons reclaims the language of peace and freedom through a symbol made bolder by the lack of words. Eric Gibbon's painting Landscape represents an evaluation of two years of painting landscape, the genre. Forever What? who in their own words stand as America's most important Conceptual Band find it hard to make time for music but will be shifting their merchandise at Affair.
Dan Chavkin shares his polaroid film still archive The Cineasts, obsessively produced over years of watching European films. Olga Koumoundouros suspends a paper feeder which spits out new posters at erratic intervals forming a random pile on the floor which viewers are free to take. In Naive Digital Explosions Kyle Mock works and performs with lo-tech computer drawings, small origami style balls and hacked to bits sound. David Adamo's gestural installation offers up tiny paper and pin flags from countries around the world. Mark Orange places The Outsider on TART's stoop allowing for an existential moment and read.