PRESENT FUTURES: HEALING AND SELF-PRESERVATION AS RESISTANCE

February 1-28, 2017

Presented by Black Art Story Month for the Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership
Exhibition at Gnarly Vines | Live Works + Performances at Pratt Institute

DAMALI ABRAMS THE GLITTER PRIESTESS

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@damaliabrams

@damaliabrams

CURTIS BRYANT

Curtis Bryant is burgeoning a career as both a household artist and household brand. Born and raised in New York, Curtis’ artistry embodies the essence of what he has coined, nue creative, a title which expands the boundaries of his visual practice. As a nue creative, Curtis is invested in the aesthetics of Black visual culture and primarily works in the mediums of photography and graphic design to offer new imagery and narratives of everyday people into the Canon.

@curtisbryant_

@curtisbryant_

JOSEPH A. CUILLIER III

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DOMINIQUE HUNTER

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@_dhunter110

@dhunter110

LLUCY LLONG

Through symmetry, geometric patterns, and natural hues, Llucy Llong uses digital collage animation and mixed media to express the intangible essence of supreme introspection, collective elevation, and divine spiritualism.

@llucyllong

@llucyllong

TSEDAYE MAKONNEN

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WI-MOTO NYOKA

Wi-Moto Nyoka is a performer and transmedia artist. Awards and honors include: Tanzhaus NRW Interdisciplinary Works artist in residence 2011, Puffin Foundation grant recipient 2012, the Brick’s Comic Book Theater Festival 2014 selected librettist, Indie Boots Theater Festival Finalist & Audience Award Honorable Mention 2015, A.R.T/New York Creative Space Grant recipient 2016, Urban Action Showcase Official Film Selection 2016.

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