We are inviting you to come see the largest installation of the reImagining yet! Join us for a night of amazing art and the full scope of the reImagining project. Come out opening night Wednesday the 27th at 5:30pm at the Longwood Arts Gallery. See below for the full calendar of events celebrating this amazing exhibition!
Sorry for the slow post - so much going on, but I wanted to celebrate the amazing opening of the Reflections Exhibition at Montefiore Medical Center. Thanks so much to all who came out to be apart of the night and all those that send their well wishes! A huge thanks to BxArts Factory for giving me the opportunity to be apart of this ground breaking show! A hugs to the awesome Real for giving me a chance to capture her amazing spirit on film!
I just braved the cold for the most amazing exhibition in Harlem - the Belletrix exhibit currently showing at ImageNation!
These amazing artists created a beautiful multi-media exhibition that expressed the diversity of the Black female artist's work.
And it was wonderfully received! Make sure to catch it before it closes May 1st!
If you have not been to this amazing exhibition currently at the Guggenheim, you must go!
I am a huge Weems fan girl, but have never seen the entire Kitchen Table Series exhibited together. It is so intricately woven, it made me want to weep! Check it out on level 2!
Then head to level 4 for the ground breaking From Here... Series and just bask in the brilliance of her ability to make text and image bend to her will!
Out of my overwhelming respect for the artist, I will not post the few picks of the exhibit I was able to sneak in, but I will show you how well received her work was. I heart you Carrie Mae!
The reImagining Speaks is a video series that gives voice to the women lending their images to the reImagining. This series allows you to hear for yourself why this project is so important to me and these 100 women. Listen closely:
Excerpts from the Mortality Series will be on display (and for sale) in support of the Fantastic Funds Exhibition fundraiser for the Bronx Art Space. Help us keep the Bronx Art Space open! Festivities are from 6:30pm to 10:00 pm Saturday, April 30th. The Bronx Art Space is located at 305 East 140th Street, 1A (#6 train to 138th street). Come and support Art in the Bronx!
Faces of the Great Recession opened Friday, April 15th 2011 at the Faces of the Economy exhibition at the Art for Change Gallery. The exhibition had wall to wall powerful work from 17 artists focusing on bringing attention to the humanity behind our current economic turmoil. I feel privileged to be apart of such an amazing visual statement. Thanks so much to all of you who came out to support the show! Leave it to a photographer to forget take pictures of the event! But I did get some of you in front of my phone! The closing and artist discussion will be held July 9th from 7-11 pm. Hope to see you there!
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Faces of the Great Recession, the latest photo series by photographer Ijeoma D. Iheanacho, is opening at the Art for Change Gallery April 15th. As part of the Art for Change exhibition, Faces of the Economy, this series brings into focus the human beings behind the statistics:
“Everyday the news tells us the unemployment rate as some percentage that is just hovering under 10%. But, who is that 10%? Who are those Americans that have had their American Dream derailed by the Great Recession? In this series I am presenting the stories of the 10% through the efforts of the non-profits working to help them hang on to some semblance of their dreams. This series serves a three prong effort: to make the public see beyond the statistics, to give voice to the citizens that are not being heard by our politicians, and to provide information to others going through a similar situation by linking them to the organizations that are working to help them. The series focuses on the non-profit organizations and the community of people it serves. I hope to make each viewer think of the people behind the headlines and tie the struggles of its citizens back to the hopes of the country. While the Great Recession is technically over on paper, its affect on the lives of ordinary citizens will be felt for generations. As the coverage moves from Wall Street to Main Street, we need to look at the discussions being held around the kitchen tables of America. Faces of the Great Recession is a look into not only the problem, but also the solutions and courage that can stand as a reminder that the next Great Generation may be in the making and the American Dream can still be a reality for those not yet awakened from the nightmare of the Great Recession. “
Please join us at Art for Change to view the Faces of the Great Exhibition. Art for Change is located at 1699 Lexington Avenue (between 106th and 107th Streets). The opening is Friday, April 15th, 7-11pm with a closing reception and artist dialogue Saturday, July 9th 7-11pm.