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Among Friends / Entre Amigos 5/3-12/2019

Among Friends / Entre Amigos 5/3-12/2019
This is the second iteration of this project.

HyperAccumulators - 1/18-3/23/19

HyperAccumulators - 1/18-3/23/19
January 18, 2019 - March 23, 2019
Curated by Alexandra Rutsch Brock and Elizabeth Saperstein

Christian Bazant-Hegemark, Joseph Fucigna, Valerie Hegarty, Cary Hulbert, Lina Puerta, Erika Ranee, Dorothy Robinson, Denise Sfraga and Jeanne Tremel.

Reception: Friday, January 18, 6:30-8pm

HyperAccumulators, a group exhibition that considers how contemporary artists explore connections between nature, toxicity, and the potential for regeneration. The show is inspired by imagery and stories about “hyperaccumulators” – plants capable of growing in soils with very high concentrations of metals.

“I feel like we have become HyperAccumulators dealing with the everyday environmental and political climate we are living in,” says curator Alexandra Brock. “The artists are taking in all this – and helping us return to a better state.”

Loaded in their use of color, surface and materials, the paintings, sculpture, mixed-media and site-specific works in HyperAccumulators engulf the galleries in a vibrant, lush, and futuristic landscape.

In The Bardo

November 30 - December 21

With Yasmeen Abdallah, Hilary Alison, Lauren Bierly, Alexi Brock, Mary DeVincentis, Mike Estabrook, Brian George, Julie Hair, Alexis Karl, Amanda Kopp, Kristen Leonard, Davi Leventhal, Leslie Lowe, Moira McCaul, Stacy Miller, Manju Shandler, Melissa Staiger, and Joyce Yamada.

VIEWING HOURS: Fridays 4:00 - 7:00pm
Saturdays +Sundays 2:00 - 5:00pm

Examining the liminal state between death and rebirth, as expressed primarily in the Bardo Thodol, known in the West as the Tibetan Book of the Dead. The bardo will be explored as an opportunity for liberation, as a source of danger, as a transition or transcendence.

ABC No Rio in Exile at 519 Evergreen Avenue
519 Evergreen Avenue (bet. Putnam + Cornelia)
Brooklyn, NY

*Live screenprinting at the opening! Bring your own t-shirt or tote bag!*

Exhibition supported in part by the New York State Council on the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, and the William Talbot Hillman Foundation.

Civil Discourse - Kibbee Gallery, Atlanta, GA

Civil Discourse - Kibbee Gallery, Atlanta, GA
But at a time when our discourse has become so sharply polarized - at a time when we are far too eager to lay the blame for all that ails the world at the feet of those who think differently than we do - it's important for us to pause for a moment and make sure that we are talking with each other in a way that heals, not a way that wounds.
Barack Obama
Civil Discourse creates a visual dialogue challenging us to move beyond the historical and current divisiveness of red state/blue state politics and the turmoil our country is presently experiencing.  
NYC and Atlanta artists, each pursuing a studio practice that connects in surprising ways,shift the present angry and finger-pointing discussions to one that finds common ground. Unbeknownst to these artists, the works they create are in conversation with each other.  Many works are not mirror images and their relationship to one another might not be immediately evident. Civil Discourse connects these artists through imagery, treatment of subject matter, materials, technique or concept and celebrates the collective dialogue discovered in their art.