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A Show Featuring Parsons Staff Phoenix Lindsey-Hall and Curated by Alumnus Jessie English

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LIVING TOGETHER IS EASY
Sept 25th – Oct 5th
Thursday-Sunday 12-6, or by appointment
Room Service Gallery
485 Lorimer St, Brooklyn.

Opening Reception:
Friday, September 25th 6 – 9pm

“Living Together is Easy”, a show that explores the delicately personal effects of violence. The show features video, photographic, and sculptural works by Phoenix Lindsey Hall and Maria Rapicavoli, two artists whose attentions intersect on the boundary of two evils: sexual hate crime, and xenophobia.
The show carries a particular urgency as the Syrian refugee crisis maintains momentum and racially and sexually motivated aggression continues on a daily basis. Living Together is Easy aims to create a space for considering the impacts on individuals amongst these much larger global, economic and political networks.

THE ARTISTS:

Phoenix Lindsey-Hall is a mixed media artist who earned a MFA in Photography from Parsons The New School of Design in 2012 and a BFA in Photography from Savannah College of Art in 2004. Lindsey-Hall is represented by Christopher Stout Gallery New York and has shown in various galleries in New York, NY, Philadelphia, PA, Louisville, KY, Savannah GA and in Pingyao, China. She was recently in a year-long residency program at Gallery Aferro and a participant in the Emerge Program with the Aljira Center for Contemporary Arts in Newark, NJ. Her artwork centers on themes of violence, sexuality and domesticity.

Maria Rapicavoli is an Italian Artist currently working in residence in New York. She received an MA in Fine Art from Goldsmiths college in London and recently completed the Whitney ISP in New York City. Her work has been exhibited in Rome, Milan, Catania, London, Berlin and New York City since 2000. She has been awarded numerous residencies and awards, most recently at the ISCP in NY and the Abrons Art Centre.

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