Series

Gallery AWA has curated artistic series that are aligned with its mission to exhibit art, ideas and other forms of creative expression on socially-relevant topics. Each series continues to expand.

The Invisible Series

 

The Invisible Series presents the inextricable relation between life and visibility.  Through an examination of invisibility as it exists socially, physically, and imaginatively, the series emphasizes the danger that lies in the invisibility of prejudices which prevent us from equitably seeing all; it invites a consideration of visibility as a human right and social invisibility as an enabler of dehumanization. The Phantom Wall: The Pervasive Politics of Prejudice, The Cats of Chimbai, and the Art of the Refugee will be upcoming exhibitions featured in this series.


The Lumiere Series

The Lumiere Series examines and affirms the human condition through the prism of light. This series has already included The Briye Fam Ayisyen* and Sacred Luminosity exhibitions which respectively celebrate the radiance in femininity.  The shows were accompanied by a collection of events that included hypnagogic meditation, lectures on divine tradition, and Zimbabwean Shona Mbira music.  
*Glow of the Haitian Women


Sugar and Suffering Series

The Sugar and Suffering series brings to light the historical persistence of human slavery and vitality in human perseverance through a visual narrative of modern day sugarcane plantations in Haiti.  The Art of the Batey* exhibition was accompanied by a series of talks and film screenings that juxtaposed sugar’s sweetness against the political and social implications for those enslaved by the economy of this seductive global commodity.
*Batey is a modern day slave plantation where Haitian sugar workers are imprisoned


Light in Architecture Series

The “Light in Architecture” film series focuses on short films and documentaries that revolve around architecture, society and how lighting helps define both.


Light and Healing Series

The Light and Healing Series has featured live music, meditation, screenings, and lectures that focused on the interconnectedness of light and spiritual health; a collective celebration and exploration of human consciousness in its many dimensions.

 
 

The Lumiere Series

 

The Lumiere Series examines and affirms the radiance of femininity as an integral part of the human condition through the prism of light. This series includes The Briye Fam Ayisyen* and Sacred Luminosity exhibitions.  The shows were accompanied by a collection of events that included hypnagogic meditation, lectures on divine tradition, and Zimbabwean Shona Mbira music.  
*Glow of the Haitian Women

Sacred Luminosity: Goddesses of the Vedic and Celtic Pantheons

 

Briye Fam Ayisyen*

 
 
 

Sugar and Suffering Series

 

The Sugar and Suffering series brings to light the historical persistence of human slavery and vitality in human perseverance through a visual narrative of modern day sugarcane plantations in Haiti.  The Art of the Batey* exhibition was accompanied by a series of talks and film screenings that juxtaposed sugar’s sweetness against the political and social implications for those enslaved by the economy of this seductive global commodity.
*Batey is a modern day slave plantation where Haitian sugar workers are imprisoned

Art of the Batey

April 13 2016 to June 15 2016

'Art of the Batey*' features work by ten artists on modern-day sugarcane plantation slavery.

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Light in Architecture

 

This series focused on short films and documentaries that revolve around architecture, society, and how lighting helps define both.

AWA Lighting Designers presents a film series on 'Light in Architecture'                                                                                                     

The “Light in Architecture” film series will focus on short films and documentaries that revolve around architecture, society and how lighting helps define both. The film screenings will be held every Thursday of October 2016, 6-8pm at our location in Brooklyn, NY.

 

*Presented in association with Archtober, Architecture and Design Month New York City, October 2016.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Light and Healing SERIES

 

The Light and Healing Series featured live music, meditation, screenings, and lectures that focused on the interconnectedness of light and spiritual health; a collective celebration and exploration of human consciousness in its many dimensions.