Kenseth Armstead: Master Work: Slaves of New York 1776

Date

January 18 - February 25, 2018

Tue-Sat, 10am-6pm; Sun, 12-6pm; Closed Mondays

Cost

FREE Admission

Location

Project Room at BRIC House
647 Fulton Street
(Enter on Rockwell Place)
Brooklyn, NY 11217
United States
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Courtesy of Kenseth Armstead

OPENING RECEPTION: January 17, 2018 | 7-9PM

EXHIBITION ON VIEW: January 18 - February 25, 2018

 

Master Work: Slaves of New York 1776, part of Kenseth Armstead's ongoing Farther Land project, will envelop BRIC’s Project Room with one duck feather for each slave in the colony of New York at the time of the American Revolution. The sculptural forms and materials of his work are derived from revolutionary-era symbolic content and amounting to twenty thousand feathers, each tarred onto a translucent perforated steel frame, Armstead directly challenges the denial and censorship necessary to perpetuate myths of meritocracy and the American Dream.

Kenseth Armstead is a 2017-18 recipient of the ArtFP, an open call for Brooklyn-based visual artists to exhibit at BRIC House. For more information, visit BRICartsmedia.org/ArtFP.

Exhibition curated by Jenny Gerow

 

ARMSTEAD SPEAKS ABOUT HIS EXHIBITION ON BRIC TV's 112BK:

 

Venue Information:

The Project Room, located adjacent to the Gallery in BRIC House is an added resource for video work, BRIC's emerging curator program, small-scale exhibitions and experimental curatorial projects. 

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