Social in Practice: The Art of Collaboration (On view at NYU)

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Event Date and Time:
October 16, 2014 – November 29th, 2014
Gallery hours are 9am-7pm weekdays, and noon to 5pm Saturdays.


Opening Reception:
Thursday, October 16th 6-8pm



Gulf + Western Gallery (1st Floor)
8th Floor Galleries @ DPI
721 Broadway @ Waverly Place
New York, NY 10003


DPI Chair Deborah Willis and Photography & Imaging alumnus Hank Willis Thomas curated an exhibition entitled Social in Practice: The Art of Collaboration, which will be on view at NYU Tisch Gulf + Western Gallery & 8th floor galleries from October 16th through November 29th, 2014. The featured projects, each addressing a specific social issue, span an array of mediums and represent artists’ initiatives around the world.

Pete Brook at reviewed the show at its debut venue, The Nathan Cummings Foundation, and describes the “innovative” show as “teeming with powerful and important works.” The review goes on to give to great descriptions of all of the included projects.Link.

The exhibition showcases the work of DPI faculty Lorie NovakPaul Owen, and Bayeté Ross-Smith, and DPI alumni Wyatt GalleryKristina KnipeRichard RenaldiAlexandra Diracles,Petrushka Bazin Larsen, and Hank Willis Thomas. Other artists and collaborations, both local and international, include Sonia Louise DavisRussell FrederickLonnie GrahamEric Gottesman,Ayasha GuerinJamila Mohamad HookerLara Stein PardoNoelle ThéardHong-An Truong,Christine Wong YapBe The WitnessThe Laundromat Project, and Question Bridge Interactive.

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