Apparatus of Power: Artist Talk with Shahzia Sikander | September 25, 6-8 PM

A Decolonizing Vision Speaker Series artist talk with visual artist Shahzia Sikander Date & Time: Monday, September 25, 2017, 6-8 PM Organizer: NYU Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality Venue: 285 Mercer Street, 4th Floor This event is free & open to the public. Venue is accessible. This talk will explore Sikander’s pioneering practice that takes classical[…]

Archival Resistance

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,[…]

Curator’s Walkthrough of “Archival Alchemy”

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[…]

“Archival Alchemy” SAWCC’s 20th Anniversary Exhibition

Curated by Saisha Grayson | At Abrons Art Center April 6–May 10, 2017 Opening Reception: April 6, 6-8PM Venue: Abrons Arts Center​, H​enry 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);[…]

That’s Not How I Remember It: Exploring Memory Through Wine & Art

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 Community as Studio: Symposium Biogaphies

The South Asian Women’s Creative Collective (SAWCC) is pleased to present The Community as Studio, a symposium on visual art, co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. Please join us on November 19 for a day of discussion, workshops, participatory performances, and artist presentations.  Our keynote speaker is Prerana Reddy of the Queens Museum. Open[…]