The Covid-19 virus made the world stand still and created a paradigm shift for artists globally: for some artists, it was a time of creativity, others, reflection but for most, a loss of exhibitions and unsustainable loss of art sales at home and abroad. Curated by Atim Annette Oton of Calabar Gallery, the artists in this auction are:
Uche Okeke, Nigeria; Alexandre Kyungu, Congo; Marie-Claire Messouma, Ivory Coast; Norbert Okpu, Nigeria; Onyis Martin, Kenya; Johnson Uwadinma, Nigeria; Yvette Hess, South Africa; Sanusi Olatunji, Nigeria; Rostand Pokam, Cameroon; Djibril Drame, Senegal; Mulenga J Mulenga, Zambia; Francis Annan Affotey, Ghana
Roscoe Reid Masters, South Africa; Anne Ntinyari Mwiti, Kenya; William Bakaimo, Cameroon; Gary Frier, South Africa; Patrick Tagoe-Tuckson, Ghana; Clara Aden, Nigeria; Ibou Ndoye, Senegal; Lilian Mary Nabulime, Uganda; Nyemike Onwuka, Nigeria and Clara Erin Classen, South Africa
African Doll Making Workshop by Vickie Fremont at Calabar Gallery, Harlem
6 people only, Social Distancing rules apply.
African Doll Making Workshop is hands-on workshop to make an African doll with recycled materials: African print fabrics, buttons and other materials. Vickie Fremont will guide participants in the process of doll making as part of an art therapy process of healing from the stress of the last few months.
After launching a Farm Share with Corbinhill Food Project in the midst of Covid-19, we are going ahead to launch a second one, this time in our Harlem location. Shares are weekly and focused on fresh vegetables at just $15. We got rave reviews from our Bed Stuy participants. If you are interested, please email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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