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Thurs Feb 19 | BMA – 1040 Lounge: Escape Route Exhibition Tour

Thursday, February 19, 6:00pm to 8:00pm

The Bronx Museum of the Arts – 1040 Grand Concourse, Bronx, New York

Join artist Jeffrey Spencer Hargrave and curators Isaac Aden and Joseph Ayers for a special tour of Escape Route: Paintings and Drawings by Jeffrey Spencer Hargrave followed by a reception.

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Feb 6 | Photos from BCA/Longwood Opening Reception

Check out some photos from BCA/Longwood Arts Project opening reception for Lasting Legacies and Dubbed: Lady K Fever Exhibitions!

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Philippe Safire | Video Profile

In his work entitled Last Summer, Philippe Safire explores the theme of memory and dreams. This multimedia installation is suspended in the middle of the exhibition space.

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Feb 3 – 27 | Natalie Wood – Ornamenting Crime Group Exhibition

Ornamenting Crime, a group-show curated by Irena Jurek

With : Natalie Colette Wood, Jessica Bottalico, Sarah Bednarek, Caroline Wells Chandler, Jennifer Coates, Matthew Craven, Evie Falci, Alicia Gibson, Raul De Nieves, Rachel Schmidhofer, Jacques Louis Vidal

February 3 – 27, 2015 | Opening Reception – Tuesday, February 3 from 6-8 PM

Zürcher Studio – 33 Bleecker Street, New York, NY

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Feb 6 – Feb 27 | Yelaine Rodriguez – La Lucha: Quisqueya & Haiti, One Island Group Exhibition

Curated by Yelaine Rodriguez

February 6 – February 27, 2015 | Opening Reception – Friday, February 6 6pm- 9pm

Rio Penthouse Gallery I – 10 Fort Washington Ave, bet W159 & W160 Sts, New York, New York

Twenty-seven Artists from both sides of the island have united in this collective exhibition La Lucha: Quisqueya & Haiti, One Island to educate the viewers and ourselves, about the history of the land in which modern day Dominican Republic and Haiti reside. We want to spark a conversation between the two nations that is very much needed.

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Feb 4 | BRONXARTSPACE – Synthetic Zero Event

Synthetic Zero Event curated by Mitsu Hadeishi
Featuring Alexandra Tatarsky and Jessica Arseneau

Opening – Sat Feb 7 – 7-10pm
Exhibit Open Feb 4 6-9pm, Feb 5 – 13 / W-Sat 3:30pm-6:30pm

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Feb 12 | BxArts Factory Launch Party

Thursday February 12, 6pm – 8pm

Bronx Museum of the Arts – 1040 Grand Concourse, Bronx, New York

BRONX, New York – BxArts Factory, a newly created non-profit focused on promoting artists and the Arts in the Bronx, will be hosting BxArts Factory: Launch Party on Thursday, February 12th from 6 to 8 pm at the Bronx Museum of the Arts at 1040 Grand Concourse.

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Ni Aquí, Ni Allá: Neither Here, Nor There: Neither Here, Nor There | Photography by Groana Melendez

My parents emigrated from the Dominican Republic to the United States in the late 1970s in search of the elusive American Dream. As a result, I was born in the United States, and raised between New York City and Santo Domingo.

Growing up in Washington Heights as an only child felt very isolating. I coped by immersing myself in American television and pop-culture. I felt a profound sense of disconnect to my Dominican culture but when my grandmother passed away in 1999, the question of “Where do I come from?” became an urgent preoccupation. Photography became my way of exploring the identity and culture I previously took for granted and my study began in the Heights. – Groana Melendez, 2015

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Feb 4 – May 6 | BCA/Longwood Arts Project – Lady K Fever: Dubbed Exhibition

Dubbed: Lady K Fever, an installation by Lady K Fever (Kathleena Howie) and curated by Bronx artist and 2013 BCA BRIO winner Laura Napier, is a fresh, innovative installation ─ the artist’s first solo NYC exhibition.

On view February 4 – May 6, 2015

Opening Reception – Wed, February 4, 2015, 5pm -9pm
Opening Reception + 1st Wed Bronx Trolley + Dubbed/ in Fever Remix soundtrack with DJ Muma Doesa & DJ Rellik, Melbourne, Australia

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Feb 4 – May 6 | Olga Kitt, Longwood Arts Project – Lasting Legacies Exhibition

Exhibiting Artists: Ellsworth Ausby, Xenobia Bailey, Honey Kassoy, and Olga Kitt

LASTING LEGACIES highlights the work of four dynamic elder artists from BCA’s Creating A Living Legacy (CALL) Program. This exhibition features their sculptures, paintings, graffiti and textile art.

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