See Yourself E(x)ist


A selection of artist experiments, prototypes and biohacking

WHAT: In See Yourself E(x)ist, Pratt Manhattan Gallery presents incidences of human interaction—with animals, insects, leaves, trees, earth, and time—that yield extraordinary artifacts, engineered forms of hope, and objects of power. They’ve taken the form of robots, video, paintings, sculpture, and objects to interact with.

The exhibition features work from eighteen artists including painters, jewelry and clothing designers, mixed media and installation artists, prosthetic and designers. They address our human future in nature and our inevitable transformation, evolution, and decay.

See Yourself E(x)ist is curated by Madeline Schwartzman, author of See Yourself Sensing: Redefining Human Perception (2011) and See Yourself X: Human Futures Expanded (2017).

WHO: Nobumichi Asai
Alan Berliner
Michael Candy
Kathryn Fleming
Fantich & Young
Gijs Gieskes
Lee Griggs
Ann Hamilton
Dorry Hsu
John Jerard
Lanzavecchia + Wai
Lorenzo Oggiano
Jaime Pitarch
Andrew Quitmeyer
Madeline Schwartzman
Allan Wexler

WHEN: December 8, 2017–February 17, 2018
Opening reception: December 7, 6–8 PM

WHERE: Pratt Manhattan Gallery
144 West 14th St, New York, NY, Second Floor
Gallery hours: Monday–Saturday, 11 AM–6 PM, Thursday until 8 PM
Pratt Manhattan Gallery is closed December 22, 2017–January 1, 2018

ADMISSION: Free and open to the public

CONTACT: Amanda Blancato at or 718.636.3554


SOCIAL: Instagram and Twitter: @prattexhibits, Facebook: PrattExhibitions, #seeyourselfexist


About Pratt Institute: Pratt Institute is a global leader in higher education, preparing 4,700 undergraduate and graduate students for successful careers in art, design, architecture, information and digital innovation, and liberal arts and sciences. Founded in 1887, Pratt is a living laboratory of creativity with a historic, 25-acre campus in Brooklyn, as well as a signature building in Manhattan. Our esteemed faculty of accomplished professionals and scholars challenge talented students to transform their passion into meaningful expression and contribute to society as leaders in their fields. For more information, visit

Start Date

December 8, 2017

End Date

February 18, 2018


11:00 AM - 06:00 PM


Pratt Manhattan Gallery, 144 West 14th St, New York, NY, Second Floor

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