Art and Social Activism

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Image: Dana Levy, Florida Store, 2012
Art and Social Activism

675 3rd Ave, New York
10017 New York
August 1st, 2012 - August 25th, 2012
Opening: August 1st, 2012 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Other (outside areas listed)
video-art, performance, sculpture


Art and Social Activism

presented by Nicholas Cohn Art Projects


Opening Reception:
Wednesday, August 1, 6 – 9 pm 

Gallery Hours:
Wednesdays, 1 – 9 pm
Sundays, 1 – 6 pm 

Roundtable Discussion Series: 
Wednesday, August 8, 7 pm, "Art and Community Development"
Wednesday, August 15, 7 pm, "Art and The Environment" 
Wednesday, August 22, 7 pm, "Art and Identity"

Closing Party:
Saturday, August 25, 1 – 9 pm, with performance piece by Joshua Seidner 

Nicholas Cohn Art Projects is pleased to present Art and Social Activism, a group exhibition featuring an international roster of artists working in a range of media, from painting and sculpture to video and performance, connected by their focus on social issues of national and global concern. 

In collaboration with chashama, Nicholas Cohn Art Projects will transform an industrial building in Long Island City into a venue for socially motivated visual art. Art and Social Actiism will highlight issues of community development, identity, discrimination, and the environment. 

Paritcipating artists include: Eve Biddle and Joshua Frankel, Boyce Cummings, Parastou Forouhar, Jen P. Harris, Karrie Hovey, Lawrence Lek, Dana Levy, Seema Nusrat, Christopher Robbins and Aaron Krach, Joshua Seidner, and Ali Van

Associate Curator: Jessica Lott
Operations Manager: Colin Winkelman, Handle My Art, LLC. 
Advisory Committe: Eve Biddle, Joshua Frankel, Michael Cohn, Gabe Ponce De Leon
Acknowledgements: Harris Cohn, Judith M. Cohn, Eric Gleason, RH Gallery, Centro Vinoteca

Beverages courtesy of Domaine Select.