Sixty Opening Reception

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Sunday, November 13, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Description

Sixty is an exhibition of photographs by Hasna Muhammad. Through photography, text, and video, Hasna shares 60 photographs that capture everyday life and expose human and social conditions. Sixty contains excerpts from five collections:  The Extraordinary in the Ordinary—the beauty of our simple surroundings; Sara—the story of a woman living with ALS; Final Days—a glimpse of the rituals of saying goodbye; The Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain (A Work in Progress ‘Cause It Ain’t Over Till It’s Over)—the story of a son’s fight for justice for his father; and My Life With Guitars—photographs of guitars. Curated by Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe.


In addition to being a photographer, Hasna Muhammad is also a writer and holds a doctorate in education.  Hasna writes non-fiction about family, social justice, and education.  She is the author of five collections of poetry, and she is the creator of Crumb Navigation®, a unique line of saygreetings about navigating the nuances of aging and living well. Hasna’s work has been published at Sankofa.org and Crisis magazine. She is currently working on Places to Stand, a collection of photographic essays about growing up in the home of her parents, Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee. Hasna is celebrating her 60th birthday with this exhibition.

In celebration of Sixty, there will be an opening reception for the artist and friends being held on November 13th from 1-5pm located on the 9th Floor Gallery of ArtsWestchester.  Food and refreshments will be served along with accompaning music by local Jazz musician Wali Ali.

 

I want others to see what I see and recognize it; connect to it and hopefully be reminded, affirmed, agitated, challenged, and moved by it. –HM



Event Location and Ticket Information

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ArtsWestchester
31 Mamaroneck Ave
White Plains, NY 10601
Handicap Accessible? No

Date: Sunday, November 13, 2016
Times: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Ticket pricing:
Free event

Presenter: Hasna Muhammad
Presenter Phone: 9144284220



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