Art and Social Activism

Art and Social Activism

presented by Nicholas Cohn Art Projects

26-15 Jackson Avenue
Long Island City, NY 

August 1 – 25, 2012


Opening Reception:
Wednesday, August 1, 6 – 9 pm 

Gallery Hours:
Wednesdays, 1 – 9 pm
Sundays, 1 – 6 pm 

Roundtable Discussion Series: 
Wednesday, August 8, 7 pm, "Art and Community Development"
Wednesday, August 15, 7 pm, "Art and The Environment" 
Wednesday, August 22, 7 pm, "Art and Identity"

Closing Party:
Saturday, August 25, 1 – 9 pm, with performance piece by Joshua Seidner 

Nicholas Cohn Art Projects is pleased to present Art and Social Activism, a group exhibition featuring an international roster of artists working in a range of media, from painting and sculpture to video and performance, connected by their focus on social issues of national and global concern. 

In collaboration with chashama, Nicholas Cohn Art Projects will transform an industrial building in Long Island City into a venue for socially motivated visual art. Art and Social Actiism will highlight issues of community development, identity, discrimination, and the environment. 

Paritcipating artists include: Eve Biddle and Joshua Frankel, Boyce Cummings, Parastou Forouhar, Jen P. Harris, Karrie Hovey, Lawrence Lek, Dana Levy, Seema Nusrat, Christopher Robbins and Aaron Krach, Joshua Seidner, and Ali Van

Image: Dana Levy, Florida Store, 2012

Tags: mixed media, interactive, 26-15 Jackson Avenue, Long Island City, chashama 26-15, presentation
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