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Civic Art Lab | Exhibition Opening + Artist Talks

July 7 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

Civic Art Lab’s opening event includes the artwork of: Yasmeen Abdallah, Zoey Hart, Veronika Szkudlarek, Sohee Koo, Isha Patel, Pavithra Sriram, Ishita Dimri, and Ankita Nalavade.

Drinks will be served. Talks at 6pm. Performance at 7:15 pm.

Artist Talks
Resurrecting Refuse
by Yasmeen Abdallah
PULL it TOGETHER/PULL it APART by Zoey Hart
Hybrid Painting As Metaphor: Incorporating Digital Technology In A Traditional Practice by Veronika Szkudlarek
Re-re-re Transforming the Ordinary by Sohee Koo
Find your Park Twin by Isha Patel, Pavithra Sriram, Ishita Dimri, and Ankita Nalavade

Performance
An original set of music by Nick Dunston

Civic Art Lab 2017 is the third iteration of the project, designed as a pop-up gallery and workshop space in the East Village at Avenue C & 7th Street. The lab will be hosted in partnership with Marc Norov and the Creations Gallery, a mixed-use community pop-up space, adjacent to a community-based bike repair shop. Our programming will continue to be low cost for full registrants and free for individual registrants. These workshops, talks, and exhibitions are designed by volunteer artists, designers, and teachers who lead investigations into diverse themes such as: creative re-use; urban agriculture; sustainable architecture; health & well-being, and environmental justice, to name a few. Civic Art Lab is hosted by GreenspaceNYC (www.greenspacenyc.org), a non-profit collaborative that develops and curates free educational programming, hands-on workshops, and public design projects that encourage dialogue, enliven public spaces, and promote the future of more equitable and sustainable cities. Get in touch: info@greenspacenyc.org

Co-Directors / GREENSPACENYC + Civic Art Lab: Laura Scherling, Jeff Kasper
Organizers: Dan Horn, Marcus Wilford
Sponsors: Creations Gallery, Material for the Arts (NYC Office of Cultural Affairs), ORLI

Venue

Creations Gallery Pop Up
89 Avenue C
New York, NY 10009 United States
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