‘Growing Sideways: Performing Childhood’ on View at Wallach Art Gallery

 

 

 

Tala Madani, Situation Room, 2020. (featured in Growing Sideways) Oil on linen,. 16 × 23 in. (40.6 x 58.4 cm). Image Credit: @ Tala Madani.Courtesy 303 Gallery, New York. Photo: Elon Schoenholz

Growing Sideways: Performing Childhood explores how artists have turned to and repurposed aspects of childhood to counter inherited belief systems, identities, and cultural memories in the public sphere.

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Dates Set for Uptown Triennial 2023 at Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University

 

 

 

The third edition of the Uptown Triennial presents work by artists from Upper Manhattan and beyond that is representative of the history, culture, and contemporary issues of Harlem and spans the visual arts, media, and sound. The 1980s and 2000s saw musicians and rappers pushing both the sonic landscape and the changing representation of Black urban society. A new visual aesthetic followed with its own language and the next generation of visual artists became interested in exploring the intersection and/or juxtaposition of sonic and visual traditions.

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Columbia U School of the Arts present the January 2021 Program for the popular Lenfest Kids

 

 

 

Still from Zootopia courtesy Lenfest Kids

With a new President now firmly in place, Lenfest Kids explores our ability to bring hope for repair of a particular kind ~ Social Repair. The three films they have chosen all speak in different ways to the possibility of social change and the need to make the world a better place for all

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