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The South Asian Women’s Creative Collective (SAWCC) is pleased to present Archival Resistance, an afternoon of discussion, strategy-sharing and artistic activation in conjunction with our 20th anniversary visual arts exhibition, Archival Alchemy. At a moment when South Asian communities, women, and immigrant neighborhoods like the Lower East Side are being targeted by an evidence-averse administration,[…]
With Saisha Grayson at Abrons Arts Center, April 27th, 6:30-8PM Join Saisha Grayson, SAWCC’s 2017 visual arts exhibition curator, for a walkthrough of Archival Alchemy at Abrons Arts Center on April 27, 6:30-8PM. This tour will provide visitors with details about the exhibition, the artworks on view, and insight into Grayson’s curatorial process. Saisha Grayson[…]
In conjunction with our upcoming exhibition, Archival Alchemy, SAWCC invites our community to participate in I Never Ask For It, a site-specific installation by Blank Noise. “Most women, girls, persons across the world can recall the clothes they wore when they experienced any form of sexual violence. Initiated in Bangalore, India, I Never Ask For It holds a mirror[…]
Curated by Saisha Grayson | At Abrons Art Center April 6–May 10, 2017 Opening Reception: April 6, 6-8PM Venue: Abrons Arts Center, Henry Street Settlement, 466 Grand Street (at Pitt Street) New York, NY 10002 Participating Artists: Golnar Adili; Marium Agha; Blank Noise (Jasmeen Patheja and fellow Action Heroes: Sapna, Anon, Freshly Divorced, Unrelentless Furiosa);[…]
As part of our 20th Year Anniversary, SAWCC presents Ornate / Activate at the Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum (Milwaukee), February 16 – May 14, 2017! Initially presented in New York City at Shirin Gallery in 2015, Ornate/Activate, examines the use of decorative arts and motifs, architectural elements, scripts, traditional materials, and other forms of[…]
Venue: DAG Modern Location: The Fuller Building, 41 East 57 Street, Suite 708, New York, NY 10022 Date: Friday, December 16, 5pm – 8pm Price: Includes wine tasting and guided tour, $20/ one person, $35 two Join SAWCC for an exclusive wine tasting and guided art tour at DAG Modern gallery to explore memory and identity in wine and art. Denise[…]
The South Asian Women’s Creative Collective (SAWCC) has served South Asian women since 1997 and has earned a reputation for showcasing cutting-edge work that deals intelligently with issues of gender and cultural representation.
dedicated to the advancement, visibility, and development of emerging and established South Asian women artists and creative professionals by providing a physical and virtual space to profile their creative and intellectual work across disciplines.
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