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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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Sat Jan 24 | Paco Cao – Harlem Hidden History Performance

HSA Visual Artist-in-Residence, Paco Cao, will present The Hidden History of the Harlem Renaissance to the HSA community. A project that began in September 2014, Paco Cao has worked alongside students of the Visual Arts department Department to create a visual story inspired by the Harlem Renaissance that combines historical events with imagination.

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Sat Jan 24 | Wave Hill – Nicolás Dumit Estevez, Winter Workspace Workshop: Sounding Silence and The Winter Walk

Saturday, Jan 24 – 1:00PM-3:00PM
Glyndor Gallery & Ecology Building

Join Winter Workspace artist Nicolás Dumit Estévez in an experiential workshop beginning with a mute stroll around the Wave Hill winter landscape.

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Jan 24 – Mar 22 | BDC – Carlos Javier Ortiz Exhibition, We All We Got

Carlos Javier Ortiz Photography Exhibition, We All We Got

Saturday, Jan. 24, 6PM – 9PM – Free and open to the public

ON VIEW – Jan. 24 – March 22, 2015
Thursdays and Fridays 3PM – 7PM – Saturdays and Sundays 1PM – 5P

Bronx Documentary Center – 614 Courtlandt Ave, Bronx, New York

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BxArts Factory – New Arts Organization & Exhibition

Visiones Culturales is now part of the Bx Arts Factory, a new non-profit organization created to grow the number and effectiveness of artists working to make the Arts accessible to residents of The Bronx.

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