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Resistance, Roots, & Truth: An ICA Group Exhibit | Artist Talk

Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute

120 East 125th Street

New York, NY 10035
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Resistance, Roots, & Truth: An ICA Group Exhibit | Artist Talk

You're invited to the first Resistance, Roots, & Truth: An ICA Alum Group Exhibition, Artists Talk. Some of the participating artists will explain their work and explore the intersections of art and resistance in a group conversation.

The discussion will be moderated by co-curator Carlos Jesus Martinez Dominguez.


Resistance, Roots, and Truths - 1st ICA Alumni Exhibit: is an art exhibit showcasing the work of emerging visual artists, facilitators, and performers who have completed the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI), Innovative Cultural Advocacy Fellowship (ICA) program. Curated and organized by (ICA) alumni Yelaine Rodriguez, and Carlos Jesus Martinez Dominguez. Each participant is an ICA alum. The Innovative Cultural Advocacy Fellowship (ICA) provides a platform for emerging artist to recognize and share the history of under-represented communities. Over 70 emerging visual artists, facilitators, educators, and performers have participated in the program.

11 ICA Alumni of various talents were chosen to focus on the Caribbean Cultural Center of the African Diaspora mission statement to "integrate art, education, and activism" in our community. Each piece celebrates and acknowledges the shared vision with the center since art is one of our most powerful tools of Love and Resistance. This exhibit features various art mediums by visual and non-visual artists, in an effort to celebrate the common ground shared amongst the Alumni and the Institution. Although some stories may overlap or share a common theme, the difference in each artist’s story is captured and acknowledged to demonstrate each person’s truth as it applies to them.

Co-curated by ICA Alum Carlos Jesus Martinez Dominguez & Yelaine Rodriguez.

Featuring:

Ariana Faye Allensworth, David Rios Ferreira, Gerald Leavell II, Haydil Henriquez, Joselina Fay, Mirland Terlonge, Nadia Williams, Stephanie Cunningham, Vanezza Cruz, Vanessa López, and Zeelie Brown.

Learn more about Resistance, Roots, and Truths here: https://cccadi.org/ICAAlumGroupExhibition


When: Thursday, August 9, 2018

Where: Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute

Time: 6 PM - 9 PM

Admission: FREE


This exhibition is made possible with the generous support from American Express Foundation, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, New York State Council on the Arts, Rudin Foundation, and the Andrew Mellon Foundation.

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