Migration Through PrintmakingMarch 13th - April 17th 2016
Curated by Sami Mordecai Elderazi
334 Grand Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Open to the public Sundays 12-6 and by appointment
- Francks F. Décéus
- Ellen Coleman Izzo
- Mishele Lesser
- Jennifer Mack-Watkins
- Mary Westring
Migration Through Printmaking
Visual art exhibit on display March 13th to April 17th 2016 at Corridor Gallery features Francks F. Décéus, Ellen Coleman Izzo, Mishele Lesser, and Jennifer Mack-Watkins, and Mary Westring. Curated by Sami Mordecai Elderazi.
Brooklyn, NY- Rush Philanthropic arts Foundation is pleased to present Migration Through Printmaking a visual art exhibition showcasing the impact of migration on people, society and the world – March 13th through April 17th at Corridor Gallery (334 Grand Ave, Brooklyn, NY). Francks F. Décéus, Ellen Coleman Izzo, Mishele Lesser, Jennifer Mack-Watkins, and Mary Westring all contemporary printmakers explore the concept of migration– whether it means to escape, to search, or to explain a social issue.
Migration is a part of the human story form our vary biology. Mishele Lesserexamines the DNA journey that we carry within us, and reveals the closeness of humanity. Current events are causing huge movement of displaced people in the Middle East. Mary Westring looks at the current refugee issues from Syria and its effects on our global collective conscience. Francks F. Décéus uses his experience as a refugee from Haiti in his work, and balances the cultural values of his new and former home. Ellen Coleman Izzo looks at the homeless population relocated out of sight as a migration, and a challenge some cities face. Jennifer Mack-Watkins looks at the journey of African Americans from the segregated south to the north, as a migration.