LAB RAT

A performance installation devised with A$AP Rocky to represent challenges he faced while trying to complete his next album. For 90 minutes, he endured physical and psychological tests enacted by performers as well as audience members on the auction floor of Sotheby’s.

Service

Creative Direction, Producing

Collaborators

A$AP Rocky x Sothebys

Year

Team

CREATIVE & PRODUCTION TEAM
Andrew Diamond, Anna Marchisello, A$AP Rocky, Ashley Rose Horton, Caity Mulkearns, Cathy Messier, Charlotte (Charlie) Murray, Christopher Swader, Daniel Prosky, Ellie Heyman, Eric Sluyter, Erica Johnston, Hayley Warren, Ien DiNio, Jeff Kuperman, Jeremiah Brooks, Jerome Ellis, Justin Swader, Kristin Dwyer, Maddy Foster Bersin, Mary Ellen Stebbens, Nicholas Houfek, Rick Elden, Rick Kuperman, Rose Labarre, Samantha Shoffner, Sarah Marie Dixey, Tessa Lee, Tilly Grimes, Victoria Bek

AWGE
Chace Johnson, Markus Hwang, Vince Amoroso, Tefone

BEDNARK
Adriaan Doering, Ben Ment, Joe Standley, Pete Rodarte, Steven Perez, Tim Coleman, Tom McMillian

JABFAB
Glenn Wright, Jeremy Kochovos, Melissa Wright

J&M SPECIAL EFFECTS
Allison Aaron, Bohdan Bushell, Crystal Manuel, George Fernandez, Jeremy Chernick, Michele Rodriguez, Simon Cleveland

SOTHEBY’S
Brendin McDermott, Charles Reno, Debashis Saha, Eric Van Speights, Jaclyn Capostagno, Karen L. Nachbar, Mitra Amestoy, Rich Burgess, Robert Chew, Robert Martinez, Stephanie Alexis, Thomas Faeth

TRI-STATE CREW POWER
Al Cruz, Eric Williams, Jacob Stephens, Jason Coles, Natalie Cruz, Nicholas Ramierz, Patrick Pickering, Sylvester Lloyd, Tony Buontempo, Victor Bertieri

TV BOY
Andrew Lane, Richard Steele

VIDEO DIMENSIONS
Kelly O’Neill-Ortiz, Patrick Drury, Steve Liebowitz

PERFORMERS
Alicia Drayton (Mudi), Ashton Muniz, Ben Chase, Cara Diaz, Christopher Grant, Claude Johnson, Courtney Jamison, Harley Suarez, Jay Perez, Kahfeeon Love, Khalil Williams, Liliane Kalima, Lindsey Hailes, Lindsey Jean-Baptiste, Lloyd J. Boyd, Maleek Washington, Malik Capo, Matilda Sakamoto, Robert Vail, Romero Tarrant, Tara Brown

SPECIAL THANKS
Alex Moy, Andy Bass, Ari Weiss, Chiara Benni, Claudia Kaufman, Colin Morrissey, Daniel Morales, David Oakes, Jerid Gooding, Noamme Elisha, Noami Zeichner, Sarah Benjamin Casting, Stephanie Pensa, Stephanie Shim, Tara France, Tim Catlett, Tom Doyle

CREATIVE & PRODUCTION TEAM
Andrew Diamond, Anna Marchisello, A$AP Rocky, Ashley Rose Horton, Caity Mulkearns, Cathy Messier, Charlotte (Charlie) Murray, Christopher Swader, Daniel Prosky, Ellie Heyman, Eric Sluyter, Erica Johnston, Hayley Warren, Ien DiNio, Jeff Kuperman, Jeremiah Brooks, Jerome Ellis, Justin Swader, Kristin Dwyer, Maddy Foster Bersin, Mary Ellen Stebbens, Nicholas Houfek, Rick Elden, Rick Kuperman, Rose Labarre, Samantha Shoffner, Sarah Marie Dixey, Tessa Lee, Tilly Grimes, Victoria Bek

AWGE
Chace Johnson, Markus Hwang, Vince Amoroso, Tefone

BEDNARK
Adriaan Doering, Ben Ment, Joe Standley, Pete Rodarte, Steven Perez, Tim Coleman, Tom McMillian

JABFAB
Glenn Wright, Jeremy Kochovos, Melissa Wright

J&M SPECIAL EFFECTS
Allison Aaron, Bohdan Bushell, Crystal Manuel, George Fernandez, Jeremy Chernick, Michele Rodriguez, Simon Cleveland

SOTHEBY’S
Brendin McDermott, Charles Reno, Debashis Saha, Eric Van Speights, Jaclyn Capostagno, Karen L. Nachbar, Mitra Amestoy, Rich Burgess, Robert Chew, Robert Martinez, Stephanie Alexis, Thomas Faeth

TRI-STATE CREW POWER
Al Cruz, Eric Williams, Jacob Stephens, Jason Coles, Natalie Cruz, Nicholas Ramierz, Patrick Pickering, Sylvester Lloyd, Tony Buontempo, Victor Bertieri

TV BOY
Andrew Lane, Richard Steele

VIDEO DIMENSIONS
Kelly O’Neill-Ortiz, Patrick Drury, Steve Liebowitz

PERFORMERS
Alicia Drayton (Mudi), Ashton Muniz, Ben Chase, Cara Diaz, Christopher Grant, Claude Johnson, Courtney Jamison, Harley Suarez, Jay Perez, Kahfeeon Love, Khalil Williams, Liliane Kalima, Lindsey Hailes, Lindsey Jean-Baptiste, Lloyd J. Boyd, Maleek Washington, Malik Capo, Matilda Sakamoto, Robert Vail, Romero Tarrant, Tara Brown

SPECIAL THANKS
Alex Moy, Andy Bass, Ari Weiss, Chiara Benni, Claudia Kaufman, Colin Morrissey, Daniel Morales, David Oakes, Jerid Gooding, Noamme Elisha, Noami Zeichner, Sarah Benjamin Casting, Stephanie Pensa, Stephanie Shim, Tara France, Tim Catlett, Tom Doyle

CREATIVE & PRODUCTION TEAM
Andrew Diamond, Anna Marchisello, A$AP Rocky, Ashley Rose Horton, Caity Mulkearns, Cathy Messier, Charlotte (Charlie) Murray, Christopher Swader, Daniel Prosky, Ellie Heyman, Eric Sluyter, Erica Johnston, Hayley Warren, Ien DiNio, Jeff Kuperman, Jeremiah Brooks, Jerome Ellis, Justin Swader, Kristin Dwyer, Maddy Foster Bersin, Mary Ellen Stebbens, Nicholas Houfek, Rick Elden, Rick Kuperman, Rose Labarre, Samantha Shoffner, Sarah Marie Dixey, Tessa Lee, Tilly Grimes, Victoria Bek

AWGE
Chace Johnson, Markus Hwang, Vince Amoroso, Tefone

BEDNARK
Adriaan Doering, Ben Ment, Joe Standley, Pete Rodarte, Steven Perez, Tim Coleman, Tom McMillian

JABFAB
Glenn Wright, Jeremy Kochovos, Melissa Wright

J&M SPECIAL EFFECTS
Allison Aaron, Bohdan Bushell, Crystal Manuel, George Fernandez, Jeremy Chernick, Michele Rodriguez, Simon Cleveland

SOTHEBY’S
Brendin McDermott, Charles Reno, Debashis Saha, Eric Van Speights, Jaclyn Capostagno, Karen L. Nachbar, Mitra Amestoy, Rich Burgess, Robert Chew, Robert Martinez, Stephanie Alexis, Thomas Faeth

TRI-STATE CREW POWER
Al Cruz, Eric Williams, Jacob Stephens, Jason Coles, Natalie Cruz, Nicholas Ramierz, Patrick Pickering, Sylvester Lloyd, Tony Buontempo, Victor Bertieri

TV BOY
Andrew Lane, Richard Steele

VIDEO DIMENSIONS
Kelly O’Neill-Ortiz, Patrick Drury, Steve Liebowitz

PERFORMERS
Alicia Drayton (Mudi), Ashton Muniz, Ben Chase, Cara Diaz, Christopher Grant, Claude Johnson, Courtney Jamison, Harley Suarez, Jay Perez, Kahfeeon Love, Khalil Williams, Liliane Kalima, Lindsey Hailes, Lindsey Jean-Baptiste, Lloyd J. Boyd, Maleek Washington, Malik Capo, Matilda Sakamoto, Robert Vail, Romero Tarrant, Tara Brown

SPECIAL THANKS
Alex Moy, Andy Bass, Ari Weiss, Chiara Benni, Claudia Kaufman, Colin Morrissey, Daniel Morales, David Oakes, Jerid Gooding, Noamme Elisha, Noami Zeichner, Sarah Benjamin Casting, Stephanie Pensa, Stephanie Shim, Tara France, Tim Catlett, Tom Doyle

CREATIVE & PRODUCTION TEAM
Andrew Diamond, Anna Marchisello, A$AP Rocky, Ashley Rose Horton, Caity Mulkearns, Cathy Messier, Charlotte (Charlie) Murray, Christopher Swader, Daniel Prosky, Ellie Heyman, Eric Sluyter, Erica Johnston, Hayley Warren, Ien DiNio, Jeff Kuperman, Jeremiah Brooks, Jerome Ellis, Justin Swader, Kristin Dwyer, Maddy Foster Bersin, Mary Ellen Stebbens, Nicholas Houfek, Rick Elden, Rick Kuperman, Rose Labarre, Samantha Shoffner, Sarah Marie Dixey, Tessa Lee, Tilly Grimes, Victoria Bek

AWGE
Chace Johnson, Markus Hwang, Vince Amoroso, Tefone

BEDNARK
Adriaan Doering, Ben Ment, Joe Standley, Pete Rodarte, Steven Perez, Tim Coleman, Tom McMillian

JABFAB
Glenn Wright, Jeremy Kochovos, Melissa Wright

J&M SPECIAL EFFECTS
Allison Aaron, Bohdan Bushell, Crystal Manuel, George Fernandez, Jeremy Chernick, Michele Rodriguez, Simon Cleveland

SOTHEBY’S
Brendin McDermott, Charles Reno, Debashis Saha, Eric Van Speights, Jaclyn Capostagno, Karen L. Nachbar, Mitra Amestoy, Rich Burgess, Robert Chew, Robert Martinez, Stephanie Alexis, Thomas Faeth

TRI-STATE CREW POWER
Al Cruz, Eric Williams, Jacob Stephens, Jason Coles, Natalie Cruz, Nicholas Ramierz, Patrick Pickering, Sylvester Lloyd, Tony Buontempo, Victor Bertieri

TV BOY
Andrew Lane, Richard Steele

VIDEO DIMENSIONS
Kelly O’Neill-Ortiz, Patrick Drury, Steve Liebowitz

PERFORMERS
Alicia Drayton (Mudi), Ashton Muniz, Ben Chase, Cara Diaz, Christopher Grant, Claude Johnson, Courtney Jamison, Harley Suarez, Jay Perez, Kahfeeon Love, Khalil Williams, Liliane Kalima, Lindsey Hailes, Lindsey Jean-Baptiste, Lloyd J. Boyd, Maleek Washington, Malik Capo, Matilda Sakamoto, Robert Vail, Romero Tarrant, Tara Brown

SPECIAL THANKS
Alex Moy, Andy Bass, Ari Weiss, Chiara Benni, Claudia Kaufman, Colin Morrissey, Daniel Morales, David Oakes, Jerid Gooding, Noamme Elisha, Noami Zeichner, Sarah Benjamin Casting, Stephanie Pensa, Stephanie Shim, Tara France, Tim Catlett, Tom Doyle

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