Quietus by Marne Lucas and Deidades by Manuel Pecina On view November 3 - November 21, 2021 at Kente Royal Gallery.
CLOSING CEREMONY- Please join artists Marne Lucas and Gavin Wilson for rituals honoring love, loss, grief and gratitude to close out the art exhibition. New York based artist Gavin Wilson will conduct a sound healing to inspire consciousness, awareness, and the nature of Self. www.gavinwilson.art
LAST DAY ON VIEW: Harlem artist Marne Lucas presents Quietus an exhibition of black and white infrared thermal photography and collage works on paper exploring mortality, spirit, and transformation. Deidades by Latinx artist Manuel Pecina is a legacy color photography series of modern interpretations of Mesoamerican deities.
The Bardo∞ Project is Lucas' ongoing collaborations with artists nationwide who are experiencing life-limiting diseases to create legacy projects and make their lives as vibrant as before the diagnosis. Manuel Pecina, a Dallas, Texas based visual artist is part of this endeavor. The Bardo Project includes public arts programming and outreach about end of life care planning. Please consider making a tax deductible donation to this project.
*All events are free, ADA accessible, open to the public of all ages and will be live-streamed on Instagram and Facebook.
The exhibition was made possible in part by a 2021 Creative Engagement grant from UMEZ via the LMCC. Additional support is by Fractured Atlas, Materials For The Arts, Modestine Teas, NPAGNY Medical Group, ReImagine, and Soda/WERKS.