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events, Locations & Dislocation, my work

LOCATIONS & DISLOCATION in The Gentrification of Brooklyn

01.27.10 | 1 Comment

Happy new year to everyone.  I will be showing my project LOCATIONS & DISLOCATION in an exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA).  Looking forward to it!

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detail from installation plan for LOCATIONS & DISLOCATION

“The Gentrification of Brooklyn: The Pink Elephant Speaks”
Curated by Dexter Wimberly
February 4, 2010 – May 16, 2010

Opening Reception
Thursday, February 4, 2010
6-9 PM

at MoCADA
80 Hanson Place
Brooklyn, NY 11217

This reception will include a public art performance, a musical set by Brooklyn-based author and DJ, Rich Burroughs, the opportunity to meet the featured artists and a presentation by the exhibition’s curator Dexter Wimberly.  Free to the public.

Artists: Josh Bricker (Installation), Oasa DuVerney (Drawing), Zachary Fabri (Video), Irondale Ensemble (Theater Performance), Nathan Kensinger (Photography), Jess Levey (Photography / Video Installation), Christina Massey (Painting), Musa (Sculpture), Tim Okamura (Painting), Kip Omalade (Painting), John Perry (Painting), Michael Premo / Rachel Falcone (Photography / Multimedia), Adele Pham (Video), Marie Roberts (Painting), Gabriel Reese (Painting), Ali Santana (Music Video), Monique Schubert (Mixed-media), Alexandria Smith (Painting) and Sarah Nelson Wright (Installation).

The Artists Speak Out*
Saturday, February 6, 2010
2:00pm – 4:30pm

Several of the exhibiting artists will speak out about their work and the effects of Gentrification on their creative process. Exhibition curator Dexter Wimberly will lead a “straight talk” discussion on the exhibition theme and the curatorial process.  Free to the public.

* I will take six new participants for LOCATIONS & DISLOCATION during this event.  Ideal participants will have lived at six or more locations in Brooklyn.  Please contact me if you are interested in participating:
sarahnw {ATT} gmail [DOT] com

You can read about the show, including my project, in this New York Daily News Article.

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