Exhibition

Familiar Strange

29 Jun 2017 – 25 Jul 2017

Event times

Tuesday through Saturday, 12-6PM

Cost of entry

Free

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Familiar Strange is an exhibition curated by Efrem Zelony-Mindell of new works by the MFA 2017 graduates from the International Center of Photography-Bard College. 

In Familiar Strange, seven artists – Sasha Louis Bush, Marla Hernandez, Gülsüm Kavuncu, Sam Margevicius, Hyungjo Moon, Cristina Velásquez and Nechama Winston – establish relationships through their imaginative and documentary works. Together, their conversation finds parallels and highlights the ways in which speaking in a visual language differentiates from other forms of connecting and communicating. Their works induce the viewer into creating new bonds and relationships. This happens through inconsistent and ever changing forms particular to each artist’s practice in their mode of picture 
making. 

Once total strangers to each other, these seven artists have emerged into a new state of familiar after working together in the last two years at ICP-Bard. The subtle, yet concrete similarities between them are what make their union strong. They provoke us to move beyond our differences and perhaps celebrate and find strength in what makes us unique to each other. We are each human—men and women, all sorts of sizes, shapes and colors—but here we are, each of us just people.

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Curators

Efrem Zelony-Mindell

Exhibiting artists

Hyungjo Moon

Sasha Louis Bush

Gülsüm Kavuncu

Nechama Winston

Marla Hernandez

Sam Margevicius

Cristina Velásquez

Hosted by

Baxter St at the Camera Club of New York

Baxter St at the Camera Club of New York

New York, United States

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