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Critical Lens: ART x CETA

Photo: Sarah Wells Register for this event via Eventbrite Join us virtually or in-person to explore the history of how a government-funded jobs program put artists to work across New York City. The panel discussion will be followed by a Q&A. City Lore, Artists Alliance Inc., and the NYC Department of Records and Information Services (DORIS) present Critical Lens: …

Luísa Jacinto

Luísa Jacinto, Thirst, 2022, spray paint on polyester, 257 x 327 cm © Alexandre Camarão The sensation of crossing the world as an immense unabridged painting is not strange to Luísa Jacinto’s art practice. In this movement, the awareness of time, of a specific duration, of a limited break of suitable attention, is more acute …

Spice Stories

Manuel Molina Martagon, Spice Stories, 2022. Photo: Daniela Garza In summer 2022, New York-based artist Manuel Molina Martagon led the workshop Spice Stories, collaborating with 6-8 grade students from District 1’s Summer Rising program. The workshop combined world history and geography to explore the role of spices throughout different historical periods and their changing value over time. …

A Survey on Sorrel: From Drinks to Dyes

Kemar Keanu Wynter, A Survey on Sorrel: From Drinks to Dyes, 2022. Photo: B. Oswald In summer 2022, New York-based artist Kemar Keanu Wynter led the workshop A Survey on Sorrel: From Drinks to Dyes, collaborating with students from District 1’s Summer Rising program. Sorrel, bissap, zobo and agua de Jamaica– a few of the many names for the …

Lau Wai

Lau attempts to investigate how history, fiction, personal memory, and virtuality collide in the process of identity formations, through utilizing photography, moving images, new media, sculptural objects, and installation. Their research and material sources range from personal and historical archives to cinematic imagery, popular culture, and emerging technologies. Lau was born in Hong Kong and …

Calli Roche

Calli Roche, Journey Inside, 2021. Image courtesy the artist  My recent works evolved from thoughts surrounding classism and exceptionalism in the African diasporic community. My attempt at externalizing the tension between innate, inherited, ancestral values and indoctrinated western values; creating space for Black mediocrity as a site of critique, for re-evaluating Black entanglements with capitalism …

Fernanda Feher

Fernanda Feher, Femme Fatale, oil and acrylic on canvas, 55 x 70 inches Fernanda Feher is a multimedia artist who works mostly with collages and figurative painting (water-based oil paint and watercolors), but has also been experimenting with ceramic sculptures and installations. Feher subverts traditional portraiture by placing subjects in fantastic, sometimes impossible landscapes heavy …

KIOSK

Chaveli Sifre, Coconut bombs, 2016-present. Mixed media, dimensions variable. Opening reception Friday, September 9 from 6-8p Cuchifritos Gallery + Project Space is pleased to present KIOSK, a group show curated by Guillermo Rodríguez featuring recent works by artists Rebecca Adorno, Javier Bosques, Danny Rivera-Cruz, and Chaveli Sifre, on view at 88 Essex Street from September 9 through …