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Safer at Home? + A4BLM: Pandemic of Racism Exhibitions

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Safer at Home? + A4BLM: Pandemic of Racism Exhibitions

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Join us for 2 powerful exhibitions:

What’s Your Elephant: Safer at Home? art exhibition

Exhibition on view August- October 2020 by appointment ONLY. This showcase will also include a Virtual Artist Talks & Workshops.

Welcome to the annual ‘What’s Your Elephant’ art exhibition. Each year, artworks selected reflect an ‘elephant in the room’ topic. This year the goal is to address topics that relate to ‘at-risk’ demographics, people and issues that have been heightened due to the global pandemic.pandemic and shelter in place which leaves at-risk people vulnerable This pandemic has pushed everyone to ‘shelter in place’ with many safe spaces and resources being closed or having limited public access. Though there are various opinions about the pandemic, however, the impact is felt far and wide. Such as domestic violence incidents have gone up and home is not always a safe space for many people.

The What’s Your Elephant 2020 annual exhibition & virtual chat aims to bring awareness to some of those topics.

For example:

  • Domestic violence
  • Abuse
  • Sexual abuse
  • Molestation
  • Suicide
  • Depression
  • Addictions
  • Feelings of loneliness
  • Feelings of isolation
  • Stress
  • and how do we cope

What’s Your Elephant is a movement that uses the arts to create a safe space to address the unspoken.

Exhibiting artists are:

  • Allison Bolah
  • Chastity Pascoe
  • Cindy Shaw
  • Jaynilee Hernandez
  • Jill Lavetsky
  • Jose Silva
  • Kandy Lopez
  • Khaulah Naima Nuruddin
  • Niki Lopez
  • Nikki Detourbtterfly
  • Zipporah Michel

Important Dates

Soft Opening* No Mask No Entry. 10 or less.

Friday, August 21; 6:00 -7PM or 8-9PM – RSVP is a MUST: https://whatsyourelephant2020.eventbrite.com

 

WYE Workshop – No Mask No Entry. 10 or less.

Saturday, August 29; 2:00 -4PM or 8-9PM

 

What’s Your Elephant Artists Virtual Chat (Part 1)

(Zoom & Live on Facebook.com/whatsyourelephant)

Friday, Sept 18; 6-8 PM

 

What’s Your Elephant Artists Virtual Chat (Part 2)

(Zoom & Live on Facebook.com/whatsyourelephant)

Friday, Sept 25; 6-8 PM

 

Virtual WYE Workshop

Saturday, October 3; 4-6 PM

Due to COVID dates and times may change.

Curated and programed by Khaulah Naima Nuruddin and Niki Lopez

Broward Arts Calendar Broward Cultural Division

Funding for this project is provided in part by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council.

For more information on What’s Your Elephant, go to: https://whatsyourelephant.org

Artists for Black Lives Matter’s Pandemic of Racism art exhibition

Artists for Black Lives Matter #a4blm, established in 2015, is a safe space to express yourself creatively around issues pertaining to Black Lives Matter. Over 100 community sources panels.

Second Floor exhibition. Stay tuned for the virtual exhibition and artist chat.

For the safety of our guests and residents of our Sailboat Bend Artists Lofts community:

  • MASK IS MANDATORY
  • Hand sanitizer at entrance
  • No public accessible bathroom at this time.
  • No food /beverage offered or allowed
  • No performances
  • Access is only 1 hour. Between 7-8 PM the gallery will be wiped down with disinfectant wipes
  • Private hallways access will be CLOSED

PARKING:

For gallery visits, parking is ONLY:

Middle Street, West Las Olas and Harmon Ave.

Please DO NOT park on Olseen

FOR YOUR SAFETY:

Due to safety regulations connected to COVID19, physical access to the gallery space will be limited to RSVP only intervals and capped at 10 people Max. Please consider joining our virtual chat with the artists and the selected works Friday Sept 18, 6-8 PM (details & RSVP TBA) and Virtual What’s Your Elephant art -making workshop.

There will be hand sanitizer at the entrance.

Click for CDC Considerations for Events and Gatherings

MASKS AND 6 FEET SOCIAL DISTANCING IS REQUIRED WHEN VISITING THE GALLERY

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Location: 1310 Gallery
Date: August 21, 2020
Duration: 51 Days