Oct 25, 2018
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Nov 17, 2018

La Galleria: Power Play

Curated by Roberto Juarez

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Opening Reception: Thurs, October 25th | 5pm-8pm

In Power Play, Charlotte Becket and Mary-Ann Monforton offer an exhibition of two women sculptors who pose two very different approaches to examining the human condition and questioning the status quo. Musing on expectation and futility, banality, and pathos is at play, as well as a healthy dose of humor.

The show is produced under the following program(s):

La MaMa Galleria

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Founded in 1984, La Galleria is a nonprofit gallery committed to nurturing experimentation in the visual arts. La Galleria encourages an active dialogue between new media, performance, the plastic and visual arts, curatorial projects, and educational initiatives. It serves the East Village community by offering diverse programming to an inter-generational audience, and expanding the parameters of a traditional gallery space. As a non-profit, La Galleria is able to provide artists and curators with unique exhibition opportunities that are largely out of reach in a commercial gallery setting.

Special Event

“SECRET JOURNEY, POWER PLAY"

Saturday, November 3
& Sunday, November 4th
at 1:30pm-2:30pm

Featuring a dance/music performance
Dance/Monologue by Yoshiko Chuma
Music by Devin Brahja Waldman
Free Admission

Secret Journey examines stories about oppression, marginalization, prejudice and profiling from around the globe.

ABOUT THE ARTISTS

Yoshiko Chuma has been carrying the company The School of Hard Knocks since 1980 over the borders 60 different countries .

Devin Brahja Waldman is a New York multi-instrumentalist and composer. He has collaborated with his aunt Anne Waldman since the age of ten. Standout performances have been alongside William Parker, Patti Smith, Heroes Are Gang Leaders, Malcolm Mooney, Thurston Moore, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Land of Kush, Nadah El Shazly and Yoshiko Chuma. Waldman was nominated for the 2018 American Academy of Arts and Letters composer’s award.