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Epoch: Refugee Crisis by Artist Chelsea Ritter-Sorenon in the Curated Gallery
Epoch: Refugee Crisis
April 21, 2017
April 21, 2017 - May 20, 2017
Artist Talk : May 6, 2017
Time: 10 am
Join us on April 21, for the Curated Exhibit Epoch: Refugee Crisis that will exhibt alongside our juried show Displacement and Migration. In a 12-foot hand-illustrated mural, public artist ChelseaRitter-Soronen reflects the stories shared with her from Syrian people currently displaced because of war. With the goal of raising awareness ofa global critical conversation, these visuals are a chronological depiction of several refugees' arduous journeys, from pre-war to asylum to a seemingly infinite wait for what comes next. Chelsea will be exhibiting alongside Displacement and Migration in STLAG's new curated gallery.
Then Join us on May 6, 2017 at 10 am for Chelsea's artist talk. She will share audio and video of personal interviews with refugees. She will also share information about her St. Louis organization, Chalk Riot and the change that public art can bring.
Opening:Friday, April 21, 2017 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Exhibition Dates:Friday, April 21, 2017 - Saturday, May 20, 2017
Curator:Amy Firestone-Rosen, Amanda Nutter, Chelsea Ritter-Sorenon
Submissions Due:April 21, 2017 - May 20, 2017