Summer is here, and it’s a great time to take the DUMBO First Thursday Gallery Walk. Next one up will be June 7th from 6-8pm. Here are just a few of the exhibits on ‘the walk’ to look forward to.
A.I.R. Gallery will have two exhibitions on view. Facing Disjunction: National Artists’ Exhibition 2018 curated by Judith Tolnick Champa will testify to the artists’ proceedings of a fragmented world, showcasing their bold responses to our fraught moment in times.
Wish You Were Here: 17th Postcard Show is dedicated to immigrant rights and reproductive justice advocate, Alejandra Pablos, who was detained on March 7th for protesting against the Department of Homeland Security at a ray in Virginia. Released on April 19th on $8,000 bond, she continues to fight against her deportation. Postcards are for sale and proceeds go to benefit A.I.R. Gallery programs and Alejandra Pablos’ legal fees.
Smack Mellon (92 Plymouth Street) presents Carry Over: New Voices from the Global African Diaspora, which brings together the work of 10 contemporary artists. Image above, by artist Keisha Scarville. In this exhibit, each artist expresses her own experience of migration and living in the diaspora, positioning women as the driving forces who carry memories, stories, emotions, traditions, artifacts, objects, culture, religion, science, and technology ~ as they move through time and space. Curated by Kalia Brooks Nelson, Carry Over will be on view through June 30, 2018
United Photo Industries (16 Main Street, Suite B) is hosting an opening for documentary photographer, Ciril Jazbeck: 2018 Grant for Visual Storytelling on Climate Change, Jazbec’s long-term project “On Thin Ice” documenting the human face of climate change.
Also on this Month’s Gallery Walk ~ The Brooklyn Historical Society (55 Water Street) with the exhibition and multimedia experience entitled Waterfront; Gallery 55 (55 Water Street with the group exhibition Express Yourself; Janet Borden, Inc. (91 Water Street) hosting a group exhibition of photographs entitled Little/Big; Klompching Gallery (89 Water Street) R.J. Kern, an exhibition of photographs by R.J. Kern; Light Year at the Pearl Street Triangle; Made in NY Media Center (30 John Street) will host an opening reception for David Galbraith: KenKen GS Suite; and Main Window (1 Main Street) presents Margaret Lanzetta: Smart Luck Road, a site-specific installation.
DUMBO First Thursday Gallery Walk will take place on Thursday, June 7th from 6-8pm.