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Exploring Deaf Geographies Virtual Artist Talk

February 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join the curator and artists* for a Zoom discussion about their artistic processes in approaching their artwork and specifically regarding the pieces in the show.

Exploring Deaf Geographies

Curated by Tabitha Jacques in collaboration with the Dyer Arts Center at Rochester Institute of Technology

Works by Deaf artists are featured in this exhibition exploring Deaf geographies. Deaf geographies are at once both physical and abstract spaces, ranging from Deaf community hubs such as Washington, DC, and Rochester, NY, to conversations, impressions, and memories shared by Deaf people expressing their identities. Works will feature prints, papercutting, collage, paintings, and papermaking. Artists represented are current residents of either the Rochester or Greater Washington areas. This one-of-a-kind exhibition will provide visitors a glimpse of what it means to create a Deaf geography and how the artists’ multiple identities form that space.

Artists: Laural Hartman, Youmee Lee*, Melissa Malzkuhn, Aaron Swindle, and Yiqiao Wang

For questions about the event, email create@pyramid-atlantic.org or call 301-608-9101.

*Youmee Lee is unable to attend the artist talk. All others will be present.

 

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