August 30, 2014

People I Know.

That time a last-minute detour to Anacostia with my friend Yodith turned into a full-on Black Excellence Weekend. Featuring: Kimberly Drew, Diamond Sharp, Yodith Dammlash and Christylez Bacon.

August 29, 2014

Deep Space.

© Danielle Scruggs

Sanaa Fest.

Reflexivity @ Sanaa Fest, Mt. Rainier Artist Lofts, 8.2.2014

 © Danielle Scruggs

Installation views of Reflexivity at the Mt. Rainier Artist Lofts in Mt. Rainier, MD. The show was curated by Allison McDaniel, and features work by myself, E. Jane, Jared Soares, and King Texas.

It's still up for a couple more weeks if you're so inclined to view it. I'd be pleased as punch if you did. 

Mt. Rainier Artist Lofts
3311 Rhode Island Avenue
Mount Rainier, MD, 20712

August 22, 2014

Collective Memory - artist talk at Arlington Arts Center 8.23.2014

I will be speaking about my series Collective Memory, which is currently on display at the Arlington Arts Center this Saturday, 8/23, starting at 1pm.Collective Memory is an ongoing, illustrated memorial project dedicated to Black men, women, and children victims of police brutality and other extrajudicial killings. I hope to see you there.
Arlington Arts Center is located at 3550 Wilson Blvd in Arlington, Va. One block south of the Virginia Square-GMU metro stop on the Orange Line.
Join us Saturday, August 23 from 1 to 4 pm for the first of two gallery talks with the artists and curators featured in REPRISE: 40 to the Fore. 

Come to hear from the artists and curators of ‘Of Present Bodies’ and ‘InterActivism,’ and stay to mingle with them over wine and cheese.

'Of Present Bodies' looks at how black artists are dealing with identity through the photographic representation and performance of the black body. 
Collaborating Curator: Jarvis DuBois
Artists: Michael Platt, Sondra Perry, Holly Bass, and Sheldon Scott. 

'InterActivism' looks at the ways in which artists merge interests in political issues with interactive audiences and subjects with activism. 
Collaborating Curator: John James Anderson
Artists: Gabriela Bulisova, Eric Gottesman, Siobhan Rigg, and Danielle Scruggs.