Join the Halsey Institute staff for a fun and exclusive evening tour. Beginning at 6:00 PM, Director of Exhibitions and Public Programs Bryan Granger will lead Halsey Institute members on a guided tour of "Katrina Andry: Over There and Here is Me and Me" and "Colin Quashie: Linked" Explore the exhibitions, get insider knowledge, meet other Halsey Institute lovers! This event is open to all levels of membership. To learn more about Halsey Institute membership, click here: bit.ly/joinHICA
ABOUT THE EXHIBITIONS:
The work of Katrina Andry probes the power structures of race-based stereotypes. For her exhibition at the Halsey Institute, Andry will explore the stereotypes that engender gentrification. Using printmaking and installation, she creates visceral images that beckon viewers to examine their own preconceived notions of society. As Charleston's neighborhoods are rapidly changing in multifarious ways, this exhibition will provide a springboard for community-wide conversations on gentrification.
Colin Quashie creates images that comment on contemporary racial stereotypes. Combining historical relics and artifacts with icons from past and present popular culture, Quashie sharply critiques the way people of color are portrayed in modern visual culture. Using his signature caustic wit, he blends images to allow viewers to more fully explore how images of African Americans and Black culture are constructed today. In his latest series, called "Linked", Quashie juxtaposes images of well-known Black figures with other representations of artifacts to comment on stereotypes as they exist today
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Katrina Andry, "Fabricated Satyr's Distracted Desires" [detail] color reduction woodcut, 2019