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Parsons Fine Arts BFA Alum Joiri Minaya shows work in NC and LC

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It’s an exciting week for Parsons Fine Arts BFA alum Joiri Minaya! Joiri is showing works for the first time in North Carolina at the Center for Craft, Creativity, and Design. In LA. it’s a double first, with Joiri’s work included in two shows that are part of the Getty Museum‘s city-wide art initiative Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA – Inland Cities.

Congratulations to Joiri on these exhibitions!


Crafted Strangers
September 15, 2017 – January 18, 2018
Opening reception: Friday, September 15, 5:30 – 8:00 pm
Center for Craft, Creativity, and Design
67 Broadway St, Asheville, North Carolina 28801

From cultural restrictions to harmful stereotypes the seemingly opposite experiences of the first and most recent people to live on this land share the same struggles. Framed within the Native American and immigrant experience, Crafted Strangers explores how craft can be used as a tool for regaining control over how one chooses to define themself.
More info here.

Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago
September 16, 2017 – February 25, 2018
Opening reception: September 16, 6 pm
Museum of Latin American Art (MoLAA)
628 Alamitos Ave, Long Beach, CA, 90802

A major survey exhibition of twenty-first century art of the Caribbean that employs the archipelago as an analytical framework. The exhibition is divided into four thematic sections: Conceptual Mappings, Perpetual Horizons, Landscape Ecologies and Representational Acts and features over 80 artists with roots  in Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Curaçao, Aruba, St. Maarten, St. Martin, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Trinidad, Jamaica, The Bahamas, Barbados, and St. Vincent whose works have informed and shaped those themes.
More info here.

Video Art in Latin America
Sept 17 – December 16, 2017
Opening September 17, 2017 (4 – 7 pm)
7000 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, 90038

More than 60 works of video art from Latin America, many never before seen in the U.S. This exhibition surveys groundbreaking achievements and important thematic tendencies in Latin American video art from the 1960s until today.
The exhibition is part of an ongoing Getty Research Institute research project undertaken by the exhibition curators Glenn Phillips (GRI) and Elena Shtromberg (University of Utah) on projects related to video art in Latin America since 2004.
More info here.

Considering the motivations and repercussions of naming and framing behaviors
September 25th7 – 9 pm
Barnard College, Dina Center
Louise McCagg Gallery, 4th Floor
3009 Broadway, New York, NY 10027

A conversation with independent curator Jacqueline Mabey, moderated by Lizzy de Vita. Part of the series Here / Say, an interdisciplinary discussion series on art.

More info / FB event here.

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