(Dis)embodiment 06/20/19

Experience “Disembodiment” – a group exhibition exploring the duality of the human form as a vessel of freedom vs. a cage of restraint.
Curated by Iram Sadaf

Opening Reception June 20, 6-9pm
Show runs through July 6
Gallery Hrs Wed- Sat 12-6pm

Consider and explore how your body has given you channels to euphoria, joy and ecstasy. In contrast, consider how your body and society’s expectations of it have confined you, attempted define your identity or cage your freedom. These questions consider political influence, socio-economic status, gender fluidity, sexual expression, race, age, and able-bodiedness.

The works in this exhibition represent a range of disciplines including photography, painting, sculpture, illustration and audio-visual installation. Artists range from first-time exhibitors, art students and residents, trained artists and self-taught artists, and features or representation by New York Times, Studio Museum of Harlem, Masters of Ink, Pioneer Works, Unruly Collective, Barney’s Department Store, and NYU Tisch School of Arts.

Featured artists are Adriano Hultmann
Farah Mohammad
Jessica Swindoll
Massah Fofana
Nicholas Oh
Patrick Dougher
Tana Torrent
Terrick Gutierrez
Zina Anne

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by the Queens Council on the Arts.