Introducing Pedro Ramirez

≈   In 2015, during the International Year of Light, we will partner artists together to creative interactive and immersive installations that will draw the public. This young artist is interested in very earthy botanical works as well as clay. I think this is fascinating because you do not see many men outside of landscape […]

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East River Flows in the UES

This past Saturday evening along the East River Esplanade, Vicki DaSilva created several light graffiti works. Commissioned by the Friends of the East River Esplanade and curated by Savona, the goal of the intervention was to bring attention to esplanade and the need for repairs that are necessary for the local residents. Most attention is […]

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Cone the 125th Street Fault

  The West Harlem Art Fund is spearheading a public art initiative for the communities of West Harlem, Washington Heights and Inwood. Communities along the Hudson River, want to enhance their open public spaces and attract artist locally, regionally and beyond. Northern Manhattan neighborhoods understand the benefits of the “arts” and that it can improve […]

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Art Takes Times Square Artist Vicki DaSilva will create 2 lighting interventions

  Vicki DaSilva is a light graffiti and painting pioneer. Since 1980, she has been making single frame time exposure photographs, at night. Vicki is credited with the term “light graffiti” as well as being the first artist to make deliberate text light graffiti photographs. Vicki was influenced by video and performance artist Joan Jonas […]

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FUSION NY 2014 VIDEO

This mixed media installation premiered at FUSION NY 2014. An outdoor installation with sculpture by artist Dianne Smith is being planned with the City of New York for 2015. Some of the sculptures will incorporate black and white photographs and sound. Imitiation of Life is curated by Savona Bailey-McClain

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Archived Installation — Sacred Body Art of the Omo Valley People

Tribal Societies, who still follow the ancient custom of face painting, choose the colors according to the available raw materials. In ancient times, only primary and locally available colors like red, blue, yellow or white were used. Sometimes by sprinkling dust or soft bird feathers, special effects were achieved. Nowadays, most tribesmen choose to use […]

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