Wednesday, April 02, 2008

Harlem Girls Quilting Circle - See It!


In collaboration with The Franklin H. Williams Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute presents "SPEAK OUT!" - Works by the Harlem Girls Quilting Circle from March 22 to June 27, 2008.

Quilters with works on display: Lucinda Alexander ♦ Anna Alvarez ♦ Michelle Y. Bishop ♦ Valerie Deas ♦ Ife Felix ♦ Laura R. Gadson ♦ Paula Wynter ♦ Gwen Jones-Diallo ♦ Pat Mabry ♦ Myna Majors ♦ Robyn Mahone-Lonesome.

According to exhibit release: Armed with the fabrics of their craft, the members of Harlem Girls Quilting Circle share their social commentary in quilt to SPEAK OUT! regarding the issues that affect their lives. As fiber correspondents, SPEAK OUT! depicts the voices of women who question and dialogue about matters of community, family, human rights, gentrification, politics,
culture, solidarity, economics, education and religion.

See the exhibit at The Caribbean Cultural Center Gallery, 408 West 58th Street, between 9th and 10th Ave. Telephone: 212-307-7420. Exhibit hours: Monday to Friday 10:00AM to 6:00PM. Do drop a note here to share your thoughts about these exciting quilts!

3 comments:

sahara said...

Hi Kyra, I went to see the show last Saturday and the crowd was out in force! Check out my post on the event.

Angelines Artero said...

Hello Kyra, ¡what wonderful work!. Regards from Spain.

Angelines Artero said...

¿Could you put a translato in your blog?. I only speak a little English, and I can't undertand everything. You can see one in my blog. Trank you