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CCCADI’s 40th-Anniversary Celebration at their new landmark location

October 15, 2016 @ 11:00 am - October 16, 2016 @ 4:00 pm

Two years after being selected by the New York City Housing, Preservation and Development Corporation to repurpose the historic Firehouse, CCCADI is ready to open it’s doors to the community.

CCCADI will celebrate its opening with a year-long programming focusing on the theme of “home.” At the center of the festivities is a Three-part Exhibition curated by Lowery Stokes Sims, Yasmin Ramirez, Marta Moreno Vega and Regina Bultrón Bengoa entitled HOME, MEMORY and FUTURE that explores the concept of home in the age of gentrification and displacement and includes an Augmented Reality component. It features work by Amalia Mesa Bains, Hiram Maristany, Pepon Osorio, Abigail DeVille, Antonio Martorell, Dawoud Bey, Chester Higgins, Nicole Awai, Adrian “Viajero” Roman, Sherezade Garcia, Withfield Lovell, Yasmin, Andrew J. Padilla, Alejandro Epifanio, Oliver Rios, Edwin Pagan, Blanca DeJesus, Mariona Lloreta, Kearra Amaya Gopee, and Michael Shawn Cordero.

The exhibit opens at 120 East 125th Street Between Lexington and Park Avenues on October 15th, 2016 and runs until March 2017.

For more information on the exhibit, check out: http://www.cccadi.org/homeexhibition/

Details

Start:
October 15, 2016 @ 11:00 am
End:
October 16, 2016 @ 4:00 pm
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Venue

Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute
CCCADI
New York, New York 10035

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