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Faces of the Economy

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Faces of the Economy

895 Shore Road
Bronx, NY 10464
July 9th, 2011 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
EVENT TYPE:  
Closing
WEBSITE:  
http://www.bpmm.org
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
bronx
EMAIL:  
afridgen@bpmm.org
PHONE:  
7188851461
OPEN HOURS:  
Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday, 12-4 p.m.
TAGS:  
photography, mixed-media, digital, installation, graffiti/street-art, video-art, performance, conceptual, pop, realism, landscape, surrealism, abstract, figurative, modern, traditional, sculpture

DESCRIPTION

Faces of the Economy

April 15–July 9, 2011

Artists Dialogue & Closing Reception: Saturday, July 9, 7-11pm

Art for Change is pleased to present Faces of the Economy, a group art exhibition 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. Faces of the Economy focuses on how the pressures of the economy affect the lives of individuals locally. Current pressures such as outsourcing of jobs overseas, lack of an adequate living wage against rising housing costs, and low job security are explored visually in various mediums. These and other rising economic pressures directly affect the lives of families and individuals, and many continue to feel powerless to confront these issues. The exhibition gives voices to those who are disenfranchised, and works to deconstruct the complexities our economic structures.

Art for Change is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides a forum for creating innovative art and media programs that inspire people to take an active role in social justice. For more information on Art for Change, please visit: www.artforchange.org. For more information on the exhibition or the artists, please contact Alyssa Fridgen at Art for Change: alyssamf@gmail.com or 347-804-8336