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    Well/Being: An Exhibition on Healing and Repair

    August 4 – December 11, 2021

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Well/Being: An Exhibition on Healing and Repair features artwork that addresses the complexities of daily life during this pandemic era. Established and emerging artists present multi-disciplinary approaches to pandemic-related issues such as kinship, chronic illness, convalescence, intimacy, the emotional costs of caregiving, and various incarnations of love and community. Responding to the urgent need for social and cultural spaces in which to pause, reflect, and find solace, Well/Being includes new commissions, participatory workshops, performances, and conversations created to provide an environment in which visitors can experience forms of connection, resilience, action, and hope in turbulent times.

The participating artists include Panteha AbareshiSanford BiggersDiedrick BrackensJeffrey GibsonTanja HollanderScott KeightleyMichelle Young LeeGlendalys MedinaAmaryllis DeJesus MoleskiEmily Daggett SmithOdessa Straub, and Carrie Mae Weems.

 

Artists’ Reception
Friday, November 5, 2021, 5 – 7pm
University Art Museum
Fine Arts Building

 

Support for the University Art Museum exhibitions and programs is provided by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, the Office of the President, Office of the Provost, The University at Albany Foundation, and the University at Albany Alumni Association.

Additional support for programming is provided by University Auxiliary Services at Albany, the UAlbany Performing Arts Center, the New York State DanceForce, Rose & Kiernan, Inc., and the Jack and Gertrude Horan Memorial Endowment Fund for Student Outreach.

Image credit: Jeffrey Gibson, Nothing is Eternal, 2020, single-channel digital video, sound, 18:14 minutes, image courtesy of the artist 

 

 

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