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MFA Alumni Natalia Almonte and Nicole Economides Curate Show at the Arnold and Sheila Aronson Galleries

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Location: Arnold and Sheila Aronson Galleries, Parsons The New School for Design, 66 Fifth Avenue at 13th Street, New York

Opening: February 20th 6:00–8:00 PM

Curated by: Natalia Almonte & Nicole Economides


Miguel Luciano
Adonis Volanakis
Stefanos Tsivopoulos
Eleana Antonaki
Yiyo Tirado
María del Mar Hernández Gil de Lamadrid
Elsa Maria Melendez
Nicole Economides & Natalia Almonte

Like overseas siblings, Greece and Puerto Rico are often compared quantitatively, reduced to statistics that include: pensions, GDP, wages, poverty line, and debt. The truth is that — in the globalized eyes of the EU and the US — Greece and Puerto Rico, respectively, are loophole wonderlands. What is seductive about both locations is common knowledge, but what is not prioritized is how to manage that seduction so that locals are not left licking meatless bones.

In debt, but not indebted to, conceptually permeates WE ARE HERE TO SERVE YOU, an intentionally sarcastic title suggesting an assumed foolishness that in actuality reveals our hyperconsciousness.

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