On view November 20th through January 20th, 2016
Opening reception, Friday, November 20th, 2015 6-8PM
at MediaNoche New Media Gallery and Digital Film Studio: 1355 Park Avenue, Corner Store, Entrance on 102nd Street
The gallery is open Thursday and Friday, from 3PM to 7PM; Saturday 1PM to 4PM; and by appointment. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 646.228.7950 for an appointment.
Inspired by religious iconography, gold jewelry, and hair rollers, art photographer & videographer Melanie Gonzalez created the art project Discount Saints. The series of saintly portraits, short video portraits and sculpture installation encompasses her appreciation for classical biblical paintings and her identification with contemporary Black and Latino culture in New York. Discount Saints was completed with special support from the Bronx Council on the Arts, as a 2015 Arts Fund Grant Winner.