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On Wed., May 16 at 6 pm, African Voices and SAVAE, Inc. invite you to join us for an exciting conversation with the artists presented in "A Choice of Weapons: The New Renaissance Artists," an exhibition of 30 artists whose works were influenced by legendary photographer Gordon Parks. The exhibit celebrates Mr. Parks' 100th Anniversary. Special guest artist Daniel Tisdale, the founder of Harlem World magazine, will host the artists' talk. The talk will be held at the 1199SEIU Gallery, 310 W. 43rd St. (bet. 8th & 9th Aves.). Photo credit: Delphine Fawundu, Peaches).
Come meet the artists and find out how Mr. Parks' legacy inspired their works! For information call: 212-865-2982 (African Voices) and 718-314-0766. Thanks to our media sponsor Harlem World.
The exhibition is on view until May 30, 2012. to View exhibition call: 212-261-2210 or 2211.
About our Special Guest Host:
Mr. Daniel B. Tisdale, a native of Watts, CA, is an internationally recognized visual artist; an educator; political and community activist. He received his M.F.A. study at Otis/Parsons School of Design, and his BA from California Polytechnic University, where he was honored in 2004 as Distinguished Alumnus of the Year.
As an artist, Mr. Tisdale’s exhibits, photography and performance work has been shown in over 100 galleries and museums around the world. These institutions include: the prestigious Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C.; the Whitney Museum of American Art; the New Museum of Contemporary Art; Institute of Contemporary Photography; the International Center for Photography (ICP); the Studio Museum in Harlem; the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston; the California African American Art Museum in Los Angeles, CA; the Jewish Museum in San Francisco, CA and the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, TN. He has also mounted exhibitions in Canada, Russia, various locations in Europe, Egypt, Israel and South Africa.