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Genevieve Quick & Sahar Khoury – in the Project Space Studios

Presented by Headlands Center for the Arts at Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito CA

Jul 29 2021
Aug 29 2021
Genevieve Quick & Sahar Khoury – in the Project Space Studios

Installations by select Artists in Residence Genevieve Quick and Sahar Khoury

Project Space at Headlands Center for the Arts presents installations created by select Artists in Residence each season. Project Space is a place of exchange among artists and visitors, where ideas are germinated, conversations are shared, and new work is made.

Through August 27, Artists in Residence Genevieve Quick and Sahar Khoury are at work in the Project Space Studios at Headlands Center for the Arts, open to the public Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays 12–5PM.

A closing reception will be held Sunday, August 29, 2–5PM. The reception is free, but reservations are required. More info here. 

Genevieve Quick uses tropes of Science Fiction to address otherness and history through performance, sculpture, installation, and video. In her Planet Celadon series, Quick has exaggerated the displacement and alienness of the Asian American diaspora in an absurd intergalactic narrative that features fantastical characters, including narwhals, unicorns, living vases, and an Asianaut. In her Project Space residency, Quick will continue her Planet Celadon series as an interactive video and sound installation that uses the language and format of video games to send a message to the galaxies.

Sahar Khoury creates sculptures and installations that feel at once familiar and jarring, rendering household forms—vases, waste bins, chairs, a sleeping cat—as strange arrangements and accumulations of cement, metal, ceramic, resin, pigments, textiles, and papier-mâché. Khoury’s work has an improvisational and magpie resourcefulness to it, often incorporating rejected or found materials from her surrounding neighborhood, community, and personal daily space as armatures or conceptual starting points. During her Project Space residency Khoury will bring a similar approach to Headlands, incorporating found elements with her familiar materials to create an immersive, architectural, site-specific installation.

Please note: Headlands resides on in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, and must abide by National Park System guidelines. In accordance with National Park Service federal health guidelines, Headlands has established some COVID-19 protocols to help ensure the safety of all our visitors. 

Upon arrival, please ring doorbell for admittance. All visitors must sign in and submit that they have no COVID-19 symptoms using this self-check guide.
All visitors, regardless of vaccination status, must wear a mask over the nose and mouth at all times while indoors—no neck gaiters, open-chin triangle bandanas, or face coverings with valves, mesh, or holes. 
All visitors must maintain a physical distance of at least 6 feet from others. Parties of a single pod may remain together and children must remain with supervising adults at all times.
Mask and social distancing guidelines apply indoors; masks required outdoors when social distancing cannot be maintained.

Our campus consists of historic buildings which lack central air filtration or circulation systems; Whenever possible, windows will remain open to encourage air circulation. Sanitizing stations are readily available throughout our buildings. Contact tracing is an important part of reducing the spread of COVID-19. Please contact if you test positive for COVID-19 or experience COVID-19 symptoms following your visit.

Project Space is located on the third floor of Building 944 and is currently accessible only by stairs.


This event is free and open to the public

Closing reception reservation required


Contact: 415-533-9474

    Official Website

Additional time info:

Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays 12:00 – 5:00 pm

Closing Reception: Sunday, August 29, 2:00 – 5:00 pm


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944 Simmonds Rd., Sausalito, CA 94965


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