Two young men, Archaeological Dig, Weeksville Gardens, 1968-69,  5th of July Resource Center for Self-Determination & Freedom, WHC

Two young men, Archaeological Dig, Weeksville Gardens, 1968-69,  5th of July Resource Center for Self-Determination & Freedom, WHC

 

KAMEELAH RASHEED

FUTURE PERFECT / INDICES & MARGINALIA

JUNE 5­-24, 2015

 

CURATED BY ALI ROSA-SALAS

 
Brooklyn-based artist Kameelah Rasheed pieces together fragments from institutional collections, the Internet and Weeksville Heritage Center’s archives to illuminate the under-told history of liberation that shaped 19th century Weeksville and continues to take root in Black communities across the nation.

 

OPENING RECEPTION

FRIDAY, JUNE 5, 2015 | 6­-9PM

Refreshments provided by The Caona Shack and PH2OG Water

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the free breakfast program presents

Known un-knowns: a community Dinner

Saturday, June 13, 2015 | 3-6PM

The Free Breakfast Program and Weeksville Heritage Center welcome residents of zip codes 11213 and 11233 to the table for an art-full community dinner. 

RSVP requIred

 

ARTIST TALK: KAMEELAH RASHEED + LADI’SASHA JONES  

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17, 2015 | 6:30­-8:30PM 

Kameelah Rasheed reflects on her creative practice with archivist and cultural arts producer Ladi’Sasha Jones. 

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FUTURE PERFECT PERFORMANCE: Rakiya orange

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24, 2015 | 7PM 

Rakiya Orange presents a movement-based response to exhibition themes.

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This program is funded, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the Office of City Councilmember Robert E. Cornegy, Jr., The Communities of Color Nonprofit Stabilization Fund (New York Urban League, Inc. Capacity Building Programs) and the Ford Foundation.