PARTICIPANT AFTER DARK is a virtual performance, screening, and exhibition space launched by PARTICIPANT INC in October, 2020.
PARTICIPANT invited artist Glen Fogel to design and develop AFTER DARK for the inaugural 2020-21 season, collaborating with artists on live-streamed performances, videos, and modifications of the site for their projects' specific needs.
AFTER DARK was conceptualized as a blank slate for artist’s projects, removing as much institutional framework as possible and allowing total flexibility. Also, the site presented only current projects, often going ’dark’ in between events, marking a distinction between gathering together for an event, versus unfettered access to an ongoing online archive. AFTER DARK will continue to archive on an annual basis.
253 E Houston St, Ground Floor
New York, NY 10002
PARTICIPANT INC's exhibitions are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Hochul and the New York State Legislature.
Our programs are supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.
Archiving and documentation projects are supported by the National Endowment for the Arts.
PARTICIPANT INC is supported in part by an Artists Council Grant of the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation.
PARTICIPANT INC receives support from the Henry Luce Foundation, the Willem de Kooning Foundation, and Teiger Foundation through the Coalition of Small Arts New York.
PARTICIPANT INC receives generous support from the Harriett Ames Charitable Trust; Agnes Gund Foundation; Marta Heflin Foundation; The Ruth Ivor Foundation; The Meredith E. James Charitable Fund; Jerome Foundation; Lambent Foundation Fund of Tides Foundation; Andrea Stern Charitable Fund; Still Point Fund; The Jacques Louis Vidal Charitable Fund; The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts; FRIENDS of PARTICIPANT INC; numerous individuals; and Materials for the Arts, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs/NYC Department of Sanitation/NYC Dept. of Education.
PARTICIPANT INC is W.A.G.E. Certified;
a member of Coop Fund;
and received a GuideStar 2020 Platinum Seal of Transparency.