Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Exhibition Event: JCAL and The York College Fine Arts Gallery (CUNY) present “The 2020 Southeast Queens Biennial: WRITING HOME” - continues through Friday, April 17, 2020 at JCAL and CUNY — Queens, New York USA

The 2020 Southeast Queens Biennial: WRITING HOME” Feb 14-Apr 17, 2020
Exhibition Event: JCAL and The York College Fine Arts Gallery (CUNY) present “The 2020 Southeast Queens Biennial: WRITING HOME” - Opening on Friday, February 14, 2020; Press Reception with the Curators: Friday, February 21, 2020 @ 1:00pm; continues through Friday, April 17, 2020 at JCAL and CUNY — Queens, New York USA; Event Details - Locations: The Miller Gallery at Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning (JCAL), 161-04 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica, NY 11432 and The York College Fine Arts Gallery (CUNY), 162-01 Liberty Avenue (Lower Entrance), Jamaica, NY 11451 USA; JCAL Phone: (718) 658-7400; Email: info@jcal.org; Websites: The 2020 Southeast Queens Biennial: WRITING HOME, JCAL and JCAL-Facebook
Event Description: “JCAL and The York College Fine Arts Gallery (CUNY) present “The 2020 Southeast Queens Biennial: WRITING HOME” - Opening on Friday, February 14, 2020; Press Reception with the Curators: Friday, February 21, 2020 @ 1:00pm; continues through Friday, April 17, 2020 at JCAL and CUNY. Statistics document the impressive ethnic and cultural diversity of Queens but, for those who live here, numbers appear hollow and rhetorical. What is it like to live/work/playlike to live/work/play within culture-fluid communities that are still becoming "home" for its residents? The 2020 Southeast Queens Biennial curators, Molaundo Jones and Margaret Rose Vendryes, invited ten artists with a significant connection to Queens to address literacy, identity, and environment with work that investigates ways of being an integral part of the borough’s fabric through visual art. Exhibitions at the York College Fine Arts Gallery and the Miller Gallery, JCAL present work in a variety of media that can be read in more ways than one. Allowing for open-ended definitions of literacy, identity, and environment, Queens artists compliment, and complicate, New York City life through visual narratives that are like 'WRITING HOME' ...”  — Read more: The 2020 Southeast Queens Biennial: WRITING HOME, JCAL and JCAL-Facebook
For further information: The 2020 Southeast Queens Biennial: WRITING HOME, JCAL and JCAL-Facebook.

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