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Share My World: Curated by Sharde Hickenbottom

July 14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Free

Join us for for a powerful summer show!

Share My World
Curated by Sharde Hickenbottom
July 14th – September 8th, 2018
Opening Reception July 14, 7-10 Pm with music by Dj Killa Kelz

Participating Artists:
Sydneii Cee
Gerald Cyrus
Rain Demetri
Lorena Endara
Jerry Gant
Lyn Harris
Keith Jackson
Soutaine Jobson
Kera Ling
Kya Lou
Jada Imani M
Nell Painter
Radiant Perspective Collective
Myron Rogan
Jahi Sabater
Petra Shrieves
Sketch
Sarah Treharne
James Westray

What it means to be a human being is often hard to define. Images coming from the western hemisphere, have often associated black women with servility, enragement, and unattractiveness. The continuous consumption of these narrow-minded images leads to a world programmed to identify that demographic in those ways. What is required to reverse this line of thinking is inclusive and diverse subjectivity.

The idea behind Share My World is about resisting the complacency in visual representation within American art. The show brings together a group of artists interested in challenging antiquated conceptions of beauty and sensuality. This group of artists are in pursuit of seeing more, unrestrained, diverse images of black women. 

Image by Keith Jackson.

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Details

Date:
July 14
Time:
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/619414235073470/

Organizer

Gallery Aferro

Venue

Gallery Aferro
73 Market Street
Newark, NJ 07102 United States
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Phone:
9733539533

 


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