EL MUSEO DEL BARIO

Betty Blayton, Consciousness Traveling, 2012

1230 Fifth Avenue at 104th Street
Hours: Wed-Sat, 11am–6pm; Sun 12–5pm
elmuseo.org    

   

uptown: nasty women/bad hombres
Opens with Museum Mile, Tuesday, June 12, 6–9pm
On view: June 14–November 5, 2017

Curated by Rocío Aranda-Alvarado, Senior Curator

El Museo del Barrio presents an exhibition of artists living or working in Northern Manhattan. El Museo’s uptown: nasty women/bad hombres presents the work of artists engaging with the legacies of sexism, racism, homophobia, the power of the media, the state of our natural environment, and violence in various ways. The artists explore these through poetry, symbolism, and metaphor or by exploring particular forms of artistic practice associated with rupture or bearing witness as a form of social protest. Some employ gendered or radical forms of art making for their purposes. Collage, documentary photography, poetic text, painting, needlepoint, crochet, textile work and animation are all methods enlisted by these artists to create works that deal with various social issues.

Artists included are: Elan Cadiz, Vladimir Cybil Charlier, Pepe Coronado, COCO144/Roberto Gualtieri, Jaime Davidovich, Carlos De Jesus, Rene De Los Santos, Francisco Donoso, Carlos Jesús Martínez Dominguez/FEEGZ, Sandra Fernández, Marquita Flowers, Reynaldo García Pantaleón, Alex Guerrero, Leslie Jiménez, Sara Mejia Kriendler, Lauren Kelly, Rejin Leys, Stephanie Lindquist, Miguel Luciano, Luanda Lozano, Ivan Monforte, José Morales, Darío Oleaga, Jaime Permuth, Kenny Rivero, Moses Ros-Suarez, José Rodríguez, Aya Rodriguez-Izumi, Ruben Natal-San Miguel, Sable Elyse Smith, Rider Ureña, Regina Viqueira, and Nari Ward.

Back to Uptown at the Wallach Art Gallery