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Displaced: Contemporary Artists Confront the Global Refugee Crisis

Displaced: Contemporary Artists Confront the Global Refugee Crisis

Curated by Irene Hofmann and Brandee Caoba

SITE Santa Fe Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA September 11, 2020 – January 24, 2021

SITE Santa Fe announces its reopening with the premier of Displaced: Contemporary Artists Confront the Global Refugee Crisis, an exhibition focusing on human migrations and displacements of the past, present, and future. Through works created in a range of media, artists from around the globe foreground forgotten histories, ask us to bear witness to the

Reena Saini Kallat, Woven Chronicle (2016). Circuit boards, speakers, electrical wires and fittings, single channel audio. Collection of the Vancouver Art Gallery, gift of the artist Hew Locke, Desire (2018). Mixed Media. Collection of Tracey and Phillip Riese Cannupa Hanska Luger, Future Ancestral Technologies: We Survive You (2019- Ongoing). Installation Detail. Three Channel video with

It would be very glamorous to be reincarnated as a great big ring on Liz Taylor’s finger

It would be very glamorous to be reincarnated as a great big ring on Liz Taylor’s finger

Lucile Littot

Night Gallery Los Angeles, California, USA September 8, 2020 – September 26, 2020

“I give you the secret of secrets. Mirrors are the doors through which Death comes and goes. Tell no one. “ – Cocteau, Orpheus, 1925 Night Gallery is pleased to present It would be very glamorous to be reincarnated as a great big ring on Liz Taylor’s finger, a solo exhibition of new sculptures by Lucile Littot.

Lucile Littot, LIBERACE (2020). Image courtesy of the artist It would be very glamorous to be reincarnated as a great big ring on Liz Taylor’s finger (2020). Installation view at Night Gallery, Los Angeles It would be very glamorous to be reincarnated as a great big ring on Liz Taylor’s finger (2020). Installation view at

CON(TEXT) & Manos (Hands)

CON(TEXT) & Manos (Hands)

Richard Armendariz, Cecilia Biagini, Nate Cassie, Andrés Ferrandis, Leon Ferrari, Cecilia Paredes, Katie Pell and Ethel Shipton

Ruiz-Healy Art San Antonio, Texas and New York City, USA September 17, 2020 – October 31, 2020

  CON(TEXT) Ruiz-Healy Art presents ​​CON(TEXT) at the New York City gallery featuring works by Richard Armendariz, Cecilia Biagini, Nate Cassie, Andrés Ferrandis, Leon Ferrari, Cecilia Paredes, Katie Pell and Ethel Shipton. The exhibition opens on Thursday, September 17 and will be on view through October 17, 2020. The themes found in the works of

Cecilia Biagini, Direct and Indirect (2020). Acrylic on canvas, wire. Image courtesy of Ruiz-Healy Art Nate Cassie, This Land is Your Land (2020). Stamped on the bottom. High fire stoneware with a wood ash glaze. Image courtesy of Ruiz-Healy Art Ethel Shipton, Change Cambio (2020). House paint, vinyl on panel. Image courtesy of Ruiz-Healy Art CON(TEXT) Ruiz-Healy Art

The Feminine Divine & Wisdom Embedded in the Treads The Feminine Divine & Wisdom Embedded in the Treads

The Feminine Divine & Wisdom Embedded in the Treads

Kathryn Garcia & Kim Dacres

GAVLAK Los Angeles, California, USA September 12, 2020 – October 24, 2020

The Feminine Divine “The ‘sexual’ display of these female figures reflects the huge numinosity of the prehistoric divine feminine, and of her magical genitalia. The functions of fertility and apotropaia, which count among the functions of the early historic display and dancing figures, grow out of this numinosity and reflect the belief in and honoring

Kathryn Garcia, The Horizon (2020). Colored pencil on Stonehenge (left) ; MA (2020). Colored pencil on Stonehenge (right). Image courtesy of GAVLAK  Kim Dacres, Wisdom Embedded in the Treads (2020). Installation view. Image courtesy of GAVLAK Kathryn Garcia, The Feminine Divine (2020). Installation view. Image courtesy of GAVLAK The Feminine Divine “The ‘sexual’ display of

Dusk / Daybreak

Dusk / Daybreak

Lionel Cruet

Yi Gallery New York, USA August 21, 2020 – September 19, 2020

Yi Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of new works by Lionel Cruet, on view from August 21 through September 19. With a photographic aspect, focusing on the ecological state of coastal spaces, Dusk/Daybreak is a series of experimental digital prints that capture daylight transitions using bi-tone pigmented gradations. Working with audiovisual installations and

Lionel Cruet, Dusk / Daybreak (2020). Installation view. Image courtesy of the artist Lionel Cruet, Dusk / Daybreak (2020). Installation view. Image courtesy of the artist Lionel Cruet, Dusk / Daybreak (2020). Installation view. Image courtesy of the artist Yi Gallery se complace en presentar Dusk/Daybreak, una exposición de la obra reciente del artista puertorriqueño

Black Bodies-White Lies

Black Bodies-White Lies

Carlos Martiel

K Contemporary Denver, Colorado, USA August 7, 2020 – September 12, 2020

K Contemporary is honored to announce an incredibly timely, thought-provoking, and groundbreaking exhibition and performance by an internationally acclaimed artist, Carlos Martiel. Carlos Martiel (Havana, Cuba 1989) is a performance artist whose work provides intense criticism on the ethics of humanity, its history and its behavior through provocative and raw performances that explore the nature

Carlos Martiel, Black Bodies-White Lies (2020). Photo by Jordan Spencer Carlos Martiel, Incomienda (2020). Photo by Jordan Spencer Carlos Martiel, Black Bodies-White Lies (2020). Photo by Jordan Spencer K Contemporary is honored to announce an incredibly timely, thought-provoking, and groundbreaking exhibition and performance by an internationally acclaimed artist, Carlos Martiel. Carlos Martiel (Havana, Cuba 1989)

Aprendiendo a beber agua de mar Aprendiendo a beber agua de mar

Aprendiendo a beber agua de mar

Yumnia Duarte

Aramauca - El Patio de mi Casa San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, México - New York, USA August 10, 2020 –

Across the Wall is an international exchange program that arises from the connection between Aramauca (Chiapas, Mexico) and El Patio de mi Casa (New York, USA), with the intention of using contemporary art to blur the illusory walls between both nations. Across the Wall as a project has been proposed to generate a dynamic of dialogue,

Yumnia Duarte en Aprendiendo a beber agua de mar (2020). Imagen cortesía de Aramauca Yumnia Duarte en Aprendiendo a beber agua de mar (2020). Imagen cortesía de Aramauca Yumnia Duarte en Aprendiendo a beber agua de mar (2020). Imagen cortesía de Aramauca Across the Wall es un programa de intercambio internacional que surge de la conexión entre Aramauca (Chiapas,

Mostronamiento

Mostronamiento

Jonathan Torres

EMBAJADA FOYER New York, USA - San Juan, Puerto Rico July 15, 2020 – August 15, 2020

Torres examines human experience through the lens of a fantastic and strange world embedded with notions of anxiety, anguish and crisis. Mostronamiento, composed of paintings, drawing and sculpture, reflects a building anxiety on the point of collapse. Figures are arrested in moments that intersect between calamity and catharsis, beauty and the grotesque. Layered and impastoed

Jonathan Torres, Some Kind of Creature (detail), 2019, Encaustic, latex, synthetic hair, feather, acrylic Jonathan Torres, Mostronamiento (installation view), 2020 Jonathan Torres, Untitled 2020, 8 x 6 inches, oil on canvas Torres examines human experience through the lens of a fantastic and strange world embedded with notions of anxiety, anguish and crisis. Mostronamiento, composed of

Apsáalooke: Children of the Large-Beaked Bird

Apsáalooke: Children of the Large-Beaked Bird

Wendy Red Star

MASS MoCA North Adams, Massachusetts, USA July 11, 2020 –

Multimedia artist Wendy Red Star, a member of the Apsáalooke [1] (Crow) tribe, creates art to offer a narrative of Native people in America that focuses on an indigenous perspective rather than the typical stories told by non-Native scholars. An avid researcher, Red Star uses historic imagery and material culture as direct references for her

Wendy Red Star, Apsaalooke. Image courtesy of MASS MoCA Wendy Red Star, Summer – Four Seasons Series (2006). Courtesy of the artist Wendy Red Star, Spotted Mule (Circus Zebra); Elk with Big Back on Him (Camel); Man Dog (Monkey) (2020). Cotton Stuffed Animals. Image courtesy of MASS MoCA Multimedia artist Wendy Red Star, a member of the

Cuando el recuerdo se convierte en polvo Cuando el recuerdo se convierte en polvo

Cuando el recuerdo se convierte en polvo

Ricardo Miguel Hernández

South Florida Latin American Photography Forum Miami, USA - La Habana, Cuba August 1, 2020 – October 27, 2020

The countryside areas of Cuba, the wall of the boardwalk, the sugar harvest; portraits of wealthy men and women, vintage cars, iconic characters, the people in their massiveness, women in contrasting settings, the guano hat, the military uniform, diverse settings of Cuban geography and other regions, constitute some of the micro-stories that are collected in

Ricardo Miguel Hernández, Sin título. Imagen cortesía del artista Ricardo Miguel Hernández, Sin título. Imagen cortesía del artista Ricardo Miguel Hernández, Sin título. Imagen cortesía del artista Los campos de Cuba, el muro del malecón, la zafra azucarera, retratos de mujeres y hombres de diferentes clases sociales, autos de época, personajes icónicos, el pueblo en