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Resurrecting Venus art exhibit curated by Niki Lopez
Wed, January 11, 2017, 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM EST
The Amadlozi Gallery at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center and The Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs proudly presents Resurrecting Venus: The Cycle Continues curated by Niki Lopez.
The exhibition 'Resurrecting Venus: The Cycle Continues' seeks to bring awareness to the many aspects on how women in history & modern day still suffer from oppression and exploitation. As well as displaying postive images of women and male allies wishing to break the cycle. Resurrecting Venus : The Cycle Continues is in collaboration with the play "Venus" by Suzan-Lori Parks that opens the same night.
Featured artists: Sonia Baez-Hernandez, Niki Lopez, Allison Kotzig, Cat Del Buono, Morel Doucet, Carol-Anne McFarlane, Chire Oliver, Shiobann Amisial, Richard Wright and Nadine Creates.
Performance: Alana DaCosta & Venus Rising: Women's Drum & Dance Ensemble
Light refreshments by Nadine Catering
About the Curator: Niki Lopez is an interdisciplinary artist, curator & activist. She is also the Founder of What’s Your Elephant a movement using the arts to create provocative conversations around the unspoken.
The Amadlozi Gallery is in The African Heritage Cultural Arts Center, the nucleus of arts learning, training and access for Miami-Dade County’s African-American community. The gallery is open by appointment in addition to the Opening & Closing receptions.
In Partnership: What's Your Elephant
#whatsyourelephant is a movement using the arts to create provocative conversations around the unspoken. It includes visual and performing arts, creative community building, hands-on projects, workshops and events.