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Bridging Boundaries: Redefining Diaspora OPENING RECEPTION
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When: 2/7/2014
6:30 PM
Where: Postscrypt Art Gallery
St. Paul's Chapel, Columbia University
United States
Contact: Leanne Stella

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Bridging Boundaries: Redefining Diaspora OPENING RECEPTION


Curated and produced collaboratively between the African Students Association, Postcrypt Art Gallery and Art in FLUX Harlem, the artworks in Bridging Boundaries: Redefining Diaspora are the fruit of relationships developed between selected Columbia University student artists and mentoring visual artists based in the Harlem area. The exposition presents the narratives of artists working together across diverse mediums, interests, and cultural backgrounds.

Taking place during February 2014, this event will engage with Black History Month at Columbia University through programs ranging from spoken word and musical performances, panel discussions, and a question-answer session with the participating artists. Bridging Boundaries: Redefining Diaspora’s inclusive program mirrors the synergies of the works themselves.

FLUX ARTISTS: Bayeté Ross Smith, Beatrice Lebreton, Bee Walker, Carl Karni-Barn, Ibou Ndoye, Ivan Forde, Leonardo Benzant, Makeba Rainey, Margaret Rose Vendryes, Oluwatoyin Tella

COLUMBIA STUDENT ARTISTS: Gesiye Souza-Okpofabri, Emma Sulkowicz, Naima Green, Jeannie Rhyu, Aisha Kuforiji, David Abud, Dakota Ceneta, Laura Alston, Kyara Andrade, Marcus Hunter