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CORE Gallery collaborates with BLAC on ‘Works Cited’

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Tuesday, February 8th, 2022

CORE Gallery has collaborated with BLAC, PCA&D’s Black Led Art Coalition, for CORE’s new exhibition. Works Cited, which opened last week in the CORE space.

In its curatorial statement, BLAC says that Works Cited ” is an exhibition that addresses the way that our fight for equality as African Americans is not a fad, nor was it spontaneously created in the past two years.

Some of the artwork on display in “Works Cited,” a collaboration between CORE Gallery and BLAC.

From censorship in the media to skewed news coverage, to appropriation of cultural norms, Black trauma has become a trend to facilitate performative activism rather than sparking conversation about the problems at hand. It is important to remember that Black Lives Matter is not just a trend but a way to insight change in our society that Black lives are valued. The goal of this exhibition is to pair the Black experience with the things big and small that impact the way we see and interact with the world around us. Works Cited is meant to show hope for the future in a present where the fight is far from over.”

A still from video on display in “Works Cited”, a collaboration between CORE Gallery and BLAC.

Works Cited features art by Isiah Bates ’22, Fine Art; Dom Bryson ’24, Illustration; G Calvert ’25, Photography & Video; Alex Eggleston ’23, Photography & Video; CamRyn Mickens ’23, Animation & Game Art; Na’Chelle Morris ’22, Photography & Video; Moselyn Sandy ’23, Fine Art; Jasmyn Stokes ’23, Illustration; and Cameren White ’24, Photography & Video.

Art on display in “Works Cited”, a collaboration between CORE Gallery and BLAC.

The show is open through Feb. 18 in the first-floor CORE Gallery.

Art on display in a collaboration between CORE Gallery and BLAC, “Works Cited”.

On display in “Works Cited”.

On display in “Works Cited.”

On display in CORE Gallery as part of “Works Cited”.

 

Part of “Works Cited” on display now in CORE Gallery.

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