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Monday, January 12, 2015

Saturday, January 17th, 2015 etc . . NYC












Please join us Saturday, January 17, from 5-8pm for the opening reception of RESPOND.


EXHIBITION DATES:
January 17- February 22, 2015
Gallery hours: Wed-Sun, 12-6pm


OPENING RECEPTION:

Saturday, January 17, 5 to 8pm
With special performance by Eisa Davis at 7:30pm




FRIDAY NIGHT FILM SERIES:

beginning on January 23 with
Born in Flames, a film by Lizzie Borden




PERFORMANCE:


Saturday, January 31 at 7pm
Anthology: UK (Jack Tan), a performance by Clifford Owens




DUMBO FIRST THURSDAY GALLERY WALK:


Thursday, February 5, 7:30 to 9pm
Featuring Don’t Shoot, a poetry reading curated by
Samuel Jablon, including poets: Anomalous who, Steve
Dalachinsky, Joyce LeeAnn Joseph, Patricia Spears Jones,
Yuko Otomo, Peter Rugh, and Visual Poetics.




PUBLIC DISCUSSION:


Saturday, February 7 at 3pm
Non/Violence: The Dictionary of the Possible (Shifter and Avi
Alpert) will lead a collective discussion on the history,
meaning and purpose of nonviolent activism in the face of
state repression.




POETRY READING:


Sunday, February 8, 3pm
Brooklyn Poetry Rally
curated by Jason Koo & Brooklyn Poets.




WORKSHOP:


Saturday, February 14, 3pm
Documents of Resistance III: Tough Love facilitated by
Antonio Serna and Leina Bocar. This workshop will examine
various protest letters written to cultural institution by artist
of color from 1960s to the present.




PERFORMANCE:


Saturday, February 21 at 3pm
Moving Spirits to Enlightenment, a dance performance by
Moving Spirits, Inc., Tamara Williams, choreographer along
with Jonathan Lassiter, Sydnie Mosley, Andre Zachary, A. Nia
Austin-Edwards and other creative artists.




CLOSING RECEPTION:


Sunday, February 22 at 4pm
I Can’t Breathe, a performance by Shaun Leonardo






*Additional public programs will be planned and presented throughout the run of the exhibition.
Please visit our website www.smackmellon.org for updates.