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The Phantom Wall: The Pervasive Politics of Prejudice
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The Phantom Wall: The Pervasive Politics of Prejudice

Gallery AWA presents The Phantom Wall; The Pervasive Politics of Prejudice, an exhibition by Jorge Cruz in collaboration with AWA Lighting Designers. The opening reception will be Saturday October 7th, 6-8pm. 

The Phantom Wall is a wall made of light that represents the walls we carry inside our heads; it stands as a physical and ideological symbol of division and personal stagnation. Jorge Cruz and Gallery AWA are delighted to collaborate on realizing a physical representation and discursive space for a topic matter that is unfortunately of utmost social pertinence, and would like to invite the public to engage in this discussion upon The Phantom Wall’s opening.

Presented in association with Archtober, Architecture and Design Month New York City, October 2017

Archtober (ärk’tōbər) is New York City’s Architecture and Design Month, an annual, month-long festival of architecture activities, programs, and exhibitions taking place during the month of October. Archtober presents special tours, lectures, films and exhibitions that focus on the importance of architecture and design in everyday life. The festival’s many participating organizations aim to raise awareness of the important role of design in our city and to build a lasting civic and international recognition of the richness of New York’s built environment. 

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