POETRY UNLEASHED: VOICES OF THE ECONOMY
Friday, June 3, 2011
Art for Change, 1699 Lexington Avenue, Lower Level
spoken word performances 7-9pm, music & dancing 9-11pm
Directions: 6 train to 103rd St or 110th St
Art for Change is pleased to present Poetry Unleashed: Voices of the Economy, drawing on the artistic wealth of our communities by highlighting voices of individuals. Poetry Unleashed: Voices of the Economy is in conjunction with the current exhibition on display at Art for Change, Faces of the Economy, a group art exhibition which deconstructs our economic structures to explore current pressures such as outsourcing of jobs overseas, lack of an adequate living wage against rising housing costs, and low job security, featuring artists Kiran Chandra, Elvira Clayton, Michael D’Antuono, Alexis Duque, Alejandro Guzman, Kathleena Howie-Garcia, Ijeoma D. Iheanacho, Ellen Coleman Izzo, Marilyn A. Johnson, Jamie Kelty, Angela Mark, Dato Mio, Danielle Poletto, Michael Pribich, Ashok Sinha, Juana Valdes, and Sarah Young. Also on view next door at Café Saint Germain: Andrzej Maciejewski and Elisabet Diaz
$5 suggested donation to benefit Art for Change exhibitions and programs, such as free monthly Children’s Art Studio, CALLE Youth Theater Program, Hacia Afuera Public Arts Festival, and other community events!
For more information, please contact Alyssa Fridgen at firstname.lastname@example.org or 347-804-8336.
Art for Change's Art Belongs to Everyone exhibition and workshop program is made possible in part with public funds from the Manhattan Community Arts Fund, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.