NEXT TALKS & HERE PROJECTS Present : A Talk with C. Finley
Talk , Q&A followed by meet artists of 2019 EWB/ DJ/ happy hour
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Every Women Biennial : An art platform favoring encouragement, connection and inspiration.
Every Women Biennial, (formally known as Whitney Houston Biennial ) I Wanna Dance with Somebody, 2019, is the all woman and women-identified art biennial founded and curated by C. Finley. Join C.Finley as she talks about the making of the EW Biennial, Q&A, meet the 2019 EWB artists at our here Projects hosted happy hour 6-7 with DJ Erin Weckerle (2019 EWB artist)
The EVERY WOMAN BIENNIAL 2019 is the all woman and women-identified art biennial founded and curated by C. Finley. What began as the Whitney Houston Biennial, a wild one-night event of art and performance celebrating women in 2014, and expanded to a two-week exhibition in 2017 in the awakening of the #MeToo movement, will present its third iteration, titled Every Woman Biennial, from May 19 - May 29 in NY, and a sister biennial featuring LA-based artists June 2 - 12 in LA. The list of artists will post mid-April on www.everywomanbiennial.com and includes acclaimed artists dedicated to women’s issues - Patricia Cronin, Deborah Kass, Marilyn Minter, Swoon, Mickalene Thomas, Betty Tompkins - showing alongside emerging artists and artists from partnerships with Bard College, GenderCool Project, LAND Studio, Lower East Side Girls’ Club, and more.
Founder and Curator of the EVERY WOMEN BIENNIAL (formally the WHB) : C. Finley, based in New York City and Rome, is known for her elaborate paintings and intense use of color, monumental murals, multi-disciplinary collaborations, and her activism through urban art interventions, including her acclaimed Wallpapered Dumpsters. Initiating the Whitney Houston Biennale 2014, followed by the 2017 Whitney Houston Biennial: I’m Every Woman, Finley’s goal with the 2019 iteration is to expand the EVERY WOMAN Biennial, starting with LA this year, and creating a model to be replicated worldwide in 2021. Finley has shown internationally with exhibitions at Galerie Ernst Hilger, Vienna; Superchief Gallery Los Angeles; Jenn Singer Gallery New York; Context/Art Miami; Scope Miami and New York; FDA Projects, Rome; High Energy Constructs and Salon Oblique, Los Angeles; and the Dumba Collective, New York. Finley received her BFA from the Pratt Institute, New York and her MFA from California State University, Long Beach. Her work has been featured in the The New York Times, La Repubblica, Dazed, Fast Company, Women’s Wear Daily, LALA, and more. http://iamfinley.com/
STAY AFTER TALK for meet up!!
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
6:00 PM 7:30 PM