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Lawndale Exhibitions Opening

Emily Peacock
die laughing
John M. O’Quinn Gallery

die laughing presents new work by Houston-based artist Emily Peacock. Through photography, video, sculpture, performance, and installation, this exhibition explores humor and levity as coping mechanisms for tragedy. For nearly a decade, Peacock has used comedy to confront essential yet challenging aspects of the human condition.

die laughing is accompanied by a series of public programs and a limited-edition box set of artist multiples co-designed by the artist and Molly Sherman with an essay by Natalie Zelt, Ph.D., Terra Foundation for American Art Fellow in American Photography at Rijksmuseum.

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Bria Lauren
Gold Was Made Fa’ Her
Cecily E. Horton Gallery

A visual poem dedicated to Black hood women in the South, Gold Was Made Fa’ Her encompasses the artist’s ongoing body of work in photography and community building. The project celebrates women of the South Side, Houston, to center and amplify their voices and the voices of Black women across generations who have been impacted by structural inequity, generational narratives, and respectability politics.

Forthcoming: Essay by Danielle Mason.

Gold Was Made Fa’ Her is organized by the artist and Rebecca Matalon, Curator, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston.

This exhibition is made possible with the support from The Idea Fund and funded in part by The City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance.

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David McGee
The Sankofa Project
Curated by Tierney Malone
Main Street Windows

Curated by Tierney L. Malone, The Sankofa Project is a multi-year examination of the historical events leading up to our current moment of social unrest and racial reckoning. Beginning with the people and stories that make up our own communities of Houston, this project aims to bring light to the events that have been censored or ignored in historical narratives in order to reinforce the racial oppression of Black Americans.

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Featured image: Emily Peacock, Sweat Stain Glass, courtesy of the artist.

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Date:
November 4
Time:
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Lawndale Art Center
4912 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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713.528.5858
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