Mainstream media outlets were slow moving reporting on the recent massacre of some 2000 people, committed by extremist group “Boko Horam”. This post should help you get up to speed on the cause, history, and most recent events in #Nigeria and #JeSuisHypocrite
Author: Douglas Turner
AOT PROJECT SALON LAUNCH EXHIBITION: Ian J. Carr Select Drawings Friday Jan. 16th 6-9p | From Visual Art to Performance Art, “The Architecture of Tomorrow” Project Salon at The Wedge House is a place of intimate showcases, curated by writer and critic Douglas Turner. On view by through February 25th, by appointment or Sunday Open House in January and Feb 1st, 8th, 22nd 2-6p
a standing Open Letter from Assata Shakur. Originally released in 1998.
The A List of Transgendered ROLE MODELS out C☆NDY Mag’s 5th Anniversary Edition. Limited number copies, with photography by Mariano Vivanco//Stylist Yasmine Sterea. Featuring Dina Delicious, Juliana Huxtable, Laverne Cox, Janet Mock, and more transgender women of note!
Guglielmo Achille Cavellini’s Centennial Celebration is underway this week in New York City. On view at LYNCH THAM and Whitebox
INTERVIEW: Joseph Pang Willets Point—The Perception of Making Beauty. Joseph Pang and Art Critic Douglas Turner talk about the hidden beauty of the everyday, and his recent work inspired by the Willets Point Auto Salvage and Repair neighborhood in New York City, and two shows… one in New York, the other in Seoul.
Last evening the Lower East Side Girls Club hosted a beautiful gala event, we’re attendees were treated to a tour of the $20 Million facility, as well as performances by the Girls Club choir and step team. Created 18 years ago to fill a huge gap in services and opportunities for girls aged 6-23.
On Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at LYNCH THAM Gallery, Pedro Calapez created his broken line installation on the occasion of the artist’s United States debut Exhibition—”meadow-curtain-round-broken line.”
Now on view PEDRO CALAPEZ at LYNCH THAM Gallery, 175 Rivington. “The seminal exhibition of new works by leading Portuguese contemporary artist Pedro Calapez, marking the debut of the artist’s work in the United States.”
Joshua Katcher founder of ethical fashion house Brave GentleMan and The Discerning Brute, a men’s lifestyles website, presented an installment of his lecture series “Fashion & Animals.”