Culture Shock Opening Reception @ Target Gallery, Alexandria [14 September]

Culture Shock Opening Reception


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14
September
18:00 - 20:00

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Target Gallery
105 N Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314
«The artist has an individual experience as a part of our cultural body while simultaneously serving as a storyteller of its collective truths and protestor of its injustices. The selected works explore the influence of pop culture and street art in this process of truth telling. Who are our heroes and our villains? What does justice look like? What are the consequences of carrying these questions in our work, given the weight of our personal identities? „
— Mojdeh Rezaeipour, juror for “Culture Shock»

Exhibition Dates: September 9 — October 22
Opening Reception: Thursday, September 14th 6 – 8 pm | Gallery Talk 7 pm
DJ VicoVibez (Insta: @vicovibez / Victor Hugo)

Target Gallery, contemporary exhibition space of the Torpedo Factory Art Center, presents «Culture Shock,» an exhibition exploring pop, graffiti, and street styles in contemporary art. Culture Shock addresses topical socio-political issues and pokes fun at pop culture, illustrating the influential role visual art and creative expression plays into building cultural identity.

The juror for this exhibition is Mojdeh Rezaeipour, a storyteller, artist, The Moth‘s Washington DC StorySlam Producer, and Co-Founder of Epicure Cafe – a community cafe, gallery, and music venue, home to hundreds of creatives in the Washington DC area.

Participating Artists Include:

Raul Barquet, NY
Tavin Davis Arts, MT
Carolyn Faulkner, NC
Michael Fischerkeller, MD
Michael Holt, VA
Sarah Jamison, DC
Khanh Le, DC
Floydetta McAfee, VA
Brandon McDonald, PA
Sandi Parker, VA
Gabriel Pons, VA
Ron Testa, IL
James Walker, VA
Jen Watson, UT
Babelon Williams, IN
Muhammad Zaman, NY
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