Tag: exhibition

Zarina: Dark Roads, Opening Reception & Artist-in-Residence Welcome

On Thursday, October 5, join us in welcoming Zarina Hashmi, 2017-18 Artist-in-Residence, to the A/P/A Institute at NYU with the opening of Zarina: Dark Roads.  The exhibition presents selected works of prints and sculpture across the expanse of three decades by the artist, and marks the 70th anniversary of the 1947 Partition of India, which resulted in one of the … Continue readingZarina: Dark Roads, Opening Reception & Artist-in-Residence Welcome”

Zarina, Artist-in-Residence 2017-18

Seventy years have passed since ousted British colonials slashed a crude dividing line through the subcontinent of South Asia, resulting in one of the largest and bloodiest mass migrations in the history of the world. It is the memory of this dislocation, separation, and trauma that haunts and is echoed in the work of the … Continue reading “Zarina, Artist-in-Residence 2017-18”

Zarina (2017-18)

Zarina was born in Aligarh, India in 1937 and currently lives and works in New York. Her work is defined by her adherence to the personal and the essential. While it tends towards minimalism, its starkness is tempered by both texture and materiality. Her art poignantly chronicles her life, and recurring themes include home, displacement, … Continue reading “Zarina (2017-18)”

Lost Streets: Seward Park’s Fight for Housing Justice (April 11 – June 22, 2017)

NYU Kimmel Window Galleries Corner of West 3rd St & LaGuardia Pl On view April 11–June 22, 2017, 24/7 Lost Streets tells the story of the Seward Park Urban Renewal Area (SPURA), a 6-acre set of blocks in the Lower East Side that sat vacant for five decades, held hostage by one of the most powerful … Continue reading “Lost Streets: Seward Park’s Fight for Housing Justice (April 11 – June 22, 2017)”

A/P/A Institute at CAA 2017

The Diasporic Asian Art Network (sponsored by A/P/A Institute and an affiliated society of the College Art Association) will present various activities during and around  the College Art Association’s Annual Conference taking place February 15-18, 2017 in New York. Thursday, February 16, 2017, 5:30-8PM DAAN GALLERY VISIT: Art 100 Gallery New York 555 West 25th … Continue reading “A/P/A Institute at CAA 2017”

Beatrice Glow (2016-2017)

Beatrice Glow is an interdisciplinary artist whose work uncovers invisible, suppressed stories that lie in the geopolitical shadows of colonialism and migration. Her practice comprises of sculptural installations, trilingual publishing, participatory performances and lectures, and experiential technologies. Glow is the recipient of the 2015 Van Lier Visual Art Fellowship at Wave Hill and was named … Continue reading “Beatrice Glow (2016-2017)”

In the Shadow of the Highway: Pop-up Exhibition

A collaboration with the NYC Department of Records and Information Services, the Below the Grid Lab, and the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, in association with miLES and FABnyc. What would have happened if protesters had not been successful and Robert Moses was able to build the Lower Manhattan Expressway (LOMEX) through downtown Manhattan? We revisit … Continue reading “In the Shadow of the Highway: Pop-up Exhibition”

The Wayfinding Project Inaugural Ceremony

An inauguration and opening reception for The Wayfinding Project featuring performances and remarks from project initiator Jack Tchen, artist Beatrice Glow, dancer and teacher Kaina Quenga (Na ‘Ōiwi NYC), and others. The Wayfinding Project, an installation and lab, aims to promote curiosity, research, and decolonize New York’s history. Inspired by the Polynesian Voyaging Society and … Continue reading “The Wayfinding Project Inaugural Ceremony”

First Fridays: Transitions

Presented by the Bangladeshi American Creative Collective. Cosponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU and the Bronx Council on the Arts. As part of Transitions: New Photography from Bangladesh and First Fridays at the Bronx Museum of the Arts, the Bangladeshi American Creative Collective presents a night of song and dance by local performers, and … Continue reading “First Fridays: Transitions”

In the Shadow of the Highway: Robert Moses’ Expressway & the Battle for Downtown (October 27 – March 15, 2016)

Copresented by the Below the Grid Lab, Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, and NYC Department of Records & Information Services. NYC Records Visitor Center, Surrogate Courts Building 31 Chambers Street (entrance just west of Centre Street) Accessible entrance on Reade Street between Elk and Centre Streets What would have happened if protesters had not been successful … Continue reading “In the Shadow of the Highway: Robert Moses’ Expressway & the Battle for Downtown (October 27 – March 15, 2016)”