Image Credit: Detail of the Cambridge Unity Wall, Ian Staber, No Sleep Crew and others, November 2016.
A reprise of 2016’s successful “Wall to Wall: Art Builds Community,” Wall to Wall Two (W2W2) explores how working together in artistic collaboration can be a model for bridging differences among individuals and communities. W2W2 is held in conjunction with the Clarendon Hill Presbyterian Church annual social justice program, “Learn to Talk.” W2W will consist of an exhibition, artist talks and other events and activities that engage participants in positive dialogue for the purpose of building a more equitable community.
W2W2 Opening Day an afternoon of events, including interactive activities, an artist’s panel and keynote presentation is planned for October 1, 2017.
Planned for October 1, 2017
Nave Gallery (Teele Square), 155 Powder House Blvd, Somerville, MA
Saturday, September 30 – Sunday, October 29, 2017
Saturday and Sunday, 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
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ABOUT THE CO-CURATORS:
Karl Stephan is a Somerville artist, art-educator and curator who works and teaches in his studio and at the Museum of Fine Arts. In 2016, Karl curated Wall to Wall: Art Builds Community at Nave Gallery. He has documented the local street art scene since 2010 and holds a Master of Arts in Teaching from Tufts and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts. He has shown his work widely since 2007.
Bianca Broxton is a Medford native and a graduate of School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University. Bianca has shown work in several galleries and most recently played multiple roles in an art performance directed by Danielle Abrams in conjunction with the exhibit Leap Before You Look: Black Mountain College 1933–1957 at the ICA Boston.
ABOUT THE EXHIBITION:
In May, 2017, the Nave Gallery marked its 13th anniversary at The Clarendon Hill Presbyterian Church. CHPC’s support through the years has allowed the Nave to show and support the work of hundreds of artists, while reinforcing a mutual commitment to strengthening our community through art activism. Wall to Wall: Art Builds Community, is a celebration of this partnership and an affirmation that art helps build a more positive, equitable community for all.