WAR! Performance 5:00pm Sunday @ SomArts June 5th Tickets: $5 -$10 (donations) Starting at 5:00 pm, performances complementing the exhibition begin with Maina Minahal. The action moves to the theater, and performances by Sini Anderson and Juba Kalamka. Maina Minahal Sini Anderson Juba Kalamka Photo: Ayanna U’Dongo/Phireye Studio WAR! An International Art Exhibition Qcc @ […]

WAR! An International Art Exhibition Qcc Sunday @ SomArts June 5th Opening Recption for the Art Exhibition – 4:00pm Photograph by Lieve Snellings Qcc has asked artists to define with whom or what they are at war. What things could drive them to violence, even if that violence is transformative or self-directed. What does it […]

War Introduction | SOMArts Gallery View | Thumbnail/Index Page Rebirthing – 1997 bronze Roberta Zerbi Zoppi REBIRTHING Hands without sweetness Tear at the breast. Face without eyes, Deaf to solace. Well of sadness, the mouth throws up a voice without time. The scream never ends. Mani senza dolcezza Lacerano il petto. Volto senza occhi, Sordo […]

War Introduction | SOMArts Gallery View | Thumbnail/Index Page Lanayé Yriqui La Yaqui Lanayé Yriqui La Yaqui As a Post-op TS Artist my targets lay in exposing the conflicts that plague our spirituality right under our noses.  The Church and it’s clergy, being armed with the weapons of  guilt and fear enforce their personal agendas […]

War Introduction | SOMArts Gallery View | Thumbnail/Index Page Christian W. Right – installation view Madonna and Child (Cold War Threats to American Freedom) acrylic on canvas – 38″ x 38″ F(l)ag acrylic on canvas – 16″ x 20″ Christian W. Right My visual work deals primarily with the manipulation (and reinterpretation) of iconography that […]

War Introduction | SOMArts Gallery View | Thumbnail/Index Page Queer Bears – 2005 DV film loop Skye Thorstenson A response against the conservative and religious right’s argument that cartoon characters are being created with harmful attributes that amplified a “dangerous” sexuality or blurred gender identity pushing a “gay agenda” as well as endanger the emotional […]

War Introduction | SOMArts Gallery View | Thumbnail/Index Page Three Minute Silence (still image from DVD) – 2005 DVD – three minutes Andrew Thomas The intention of this piece is to consider the process of both individual and collective remembrance. Organized silences when people stop and inhabit a private internal place and meditate loss or […]

War Introduction | SOMArts Gallery View | Thumbnail/Index Page Sandra Ortiz Taylor Sandra Ortiz Taylor Sandra Oritz Taylor

War Introduction | SOMArts Gallery View | Thumbnail/Index Page Without Words photograph, 8″ x12″ Without Words (installation view) Eating Icecream (installation view) Photographic series, 6 images, 2.75 “x 4” Eating Icecream Lieve Snellings Annebel was diagnosed with an inoperable lung cancer.  She hoped to have a couple of years, we knew it would be months.   […]

War Introduction | SOMArts Gallery View | Thumbnail/Index Page Rosinhas – 2005 wood, glass, photos – 47cm x 47cm each Rosinhas (detail) – 2005 wood, glass, photos – 47cm x 47cm Rosinhas – 2005 wood, glass, photos – 47cm x 47cm each Rosinhas (detail) – 2005 wood, glass, photos – 47cm x 47cm José Silva-Rosinhas […]