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‘Quietus’ by Marne Lucas and ‘Deidades’ by Manuel Pecina

On view November 3 – November 21, 2021
Quietus by Harlem artist Marne Lucas is an exhibition of black and white infrared thermal photography and collage works on paper exploring mortality, spirit, and transformation.
Lucas also presents Deidades, a legacy color photography series of modern interpretations of Mesoamerican deities by Latinx artist Manuel Pecina. This two person exhibition is presented at Kente Royal Gallery with an opening reception, a panel discussion, and art making workshops. All events are free, open to the public of all ages. ADA accessible.
The Bardo ∞ Project is Lucas’ ongoing collaborations with artists nationwide who are experiencing life-limiting diseases to create legacy projects and make their lives as vibrant as before the diagnosis. Manuel Pecina, a Dallas, Texas based visual artist is part of this endeavor. The Bardo Project includes public arts programming and outreach about end of life care planning.

Kente Royal Gallery Hours: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 2pm to 8pm, and Saturday-Sunday 12pm to 8pm. Tel. 347-421-2006. 
Transit:
2/3 train to 135 TH ST (Harlem Hospital), B/C train 135th ST, Bus M2 to 137TH ST/Adam Clayton Powell Blvd.
Covid-19
protocols will be followed for indoor gathering protocols compliant with Manhattan County and New York City health guidelines. The gallery and/or the artists may ask visitors to wear a mask and socially distance.
Sponsors The Quietus and Deidades exhibition are made possible in part with Creative Engagement grant funding from the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone Development Corporation (UMEZ) administered by the LMCC. Additional support is by Fractured Atlas, Materials For The Arts, Modestine Teas, NPAGNY Medical Group and Soda/WERKS.

Hourly Schedule

Artist Reception with Marne Lucas and Manuel Pecina

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Saturday, November 6, 2021
'Quietus' by Harlem artist Marne Lucas is an exhibition of black and white infrared thermal photography and collage works on paper exploring mortality, spirit, and transformation. Lucas is presenting a legacy color photography series 'Deidades' by her collaborator in the Bardo ∞ Project, Latinx artist Manuel Pecina. The exhibition was made possible in part by a 2021 Creative Engagement grant from UMEZ via the LMCC. The Bardo∞ Project is ongoing collaborations with artists nationwide who are experiencing life-limiting diseases to create legacy projects and make their lives as vibrant as before the diagnosis. Manuel Pecina, a Dallas, Texas based visual artist is part of this endeavor. The Bardo Project includes public arts programming and outreach about end of life care planning.All events at the gallery are free, ADA accessible, and will be live-streamed on Instagram and Facebook. Transit: 2/3 train to 135 TH ST (Harlem Hospital), B/C train 135th ST, Bus M2 to 137TH ST/Adam Clayton Powell Blvd.

‘A Community Conversation- Creativity, Grief and End of Life Care planning’

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Wednesday, November 10, 2021*All events are free, ADA accessible, and will be live-streamed on Instagram and Facebook.
An informal panel discussion with Dr. William LaRock, RN, PhD, artist/end of life doula Marne Lucas, Avery Lenora Ross, Grief Counselor, and artist/end of life doula Mangda Sengvanhphen, BACII. Community health, grief, legacy, and end of life care planning will be discussed with a Q & A to follow. Refreshments will be served with Harlem-based Modestine Teas. Transit: 2/3 train to 135 TH ST (Harlem Hospital), B/C train 135th ST, Bus M2 to 137TH ST/Adam Clayton Powell Blvd.

Art Making: Collage Workshops

1:00pm - 6:00pm
Saturday, November 13 th, Sunday 14th, and Saturday 20th,
Free, drop in, all ages, open to the public, all materials provided, participants may keep their artwork. All events are free, ADA accessible, and will be live-streamed on Instagram and Facebook. Transit: 2/3 train to 135 TH ST (Harlem Hospital), B/C train 135th ST, Bus M2 to 137TH ST/Adam Clayton Powell Blvd.

Date

Nov 03 - 21 2021

Time

Kente Royal Gallery Hours: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 2pm to 8pm, and Saturday-Sunday 12pm to 8pm. Tel. 347-421-2006.
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Cost

Free
Kente Royal Gallery

Location

Kente Royal Gallery
2373 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd, New York, NY 10030, USA
Website
https://www.kenteroyalgallery.com/

Organizer

Marne Lucas
Website
http://www.marnelucas.com

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