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ArtFusion: Bearing Witness

Mint Museum RANDOLPH

Wednesday, Jan 15

6:00PM - 9:00PM

Admission: FREE

ArtFusion: Bearing Witness

Discover the expressive power of documentary photography in Bearing Witness: The New York Photo League and Sonia Handelman Meyer. Learn about these artists of the 1940’s and 1950’s and their dedication to social imagery. Visitors will have the opportunity to meet and view works by Charlotte photographers who explore different realities through their lenses. Photographers will include: Franklin Castro, Sandra Guynes and Odell Guynes with Pearls for Creative Healing, Rebecca Ham, Eboni Lewis, Tonya Jameson and Lashawnda Becoats of Darling Media Group, Kevin Shank, and José Vázquez.

Listen to live jazz music with the Tenya Colemon Trio evoking the atmosphere of 1950’s New York City, enjoy drinks from the cash bar, and capture your own experiences in the Queen City with a hands-on activity inspired by the themes and style of the New York Photo League.  

 

Descubra el poder expresivo de las fotografías que documentan la realidad en la exhibición Bearing Witness: The New York Photo League and Sonia Handelman Meyer. Conozca más sobre artistas de los años 40s y 50s y su dedicación por imágenes de contenido social. Los visitantes tendrán la oportunidad de observar el trabajo de fotógrafos de Charlotte quienes explorarán diferentes realidades a través de sus perspectivas. Los fotógrafos serán: Franklin Castro, Sandra Guynes y Odell Guynes with Pearls for Creative Healing , Rebecca Ham, Eboni Lewis, Tonya Jameson y Lashawnda Becoats de Darling Media Group, Kevin Shank, y José Vázquez.

Disfrute de música jazz en vivo con el Trio Tenya Colemon evocando la época de 1950 en la ciudad de New York, disfrute de bebidas de nuestro cash bar, y capture sus propias experiencias en el ciudad Reina con actividades de arte y manualidades inspiradas en el tema y el estilo de la liga de fotografía New York League. 

ArtFusions are supported in part by a generous contribution from the Friends of the Mint.

Image: Sonia Handelman Meyer. American, 1920 - . Paramount Theater, April 1948, 1948. Gelatin silver print, 10 x 10 inches. Courtesy of Sonia Handelman Meyer and Hodges Taylor Art Consultancy.

 

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