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Firoz Mahmud at 'Extraordinary', Hunter East Harlem Gallery New York

Exhibition / United States
October 16, 2019 - February 29, 2020
10.00 AM- 6.00 PM Hunter East Harlem Gallery
The Silberman School of Social Work
2180 3rd Avenue at 119th Street | New York, NY 10035
+1 212 396 7819 | hehg@hunter.cuny.edu

THE EXTRAORDINARY

FEATURING:
ACC alumnus Firoz Mahmud, Bangladesh; Sarah Mihara Creagen, Canada; Woomin Kim, South Korea; Yue Nakayama, Japan; Anna Parisi, Brazil; Shimpei Shirafuji, Japan; Catalina Tuca, Chile; Ramyar Vala, Iran

The Extraordinary is a group show of eight artists who are individuals with Extraordinary Ability or Achievement. The exhibition seeks to bring transparency to the immigration process and at the same time, inspect the system, which requires those selected to have “distinction” and be “renowned” in the arts—a subjective and complicated qualification.
Complimentary public programming will include workshops with immigration lawyers, support group meetings with other visa seekers and awardees, artist talks and tours, among other relevant events. 

Taking place at Hunter East Harlem Gallery (HEHG),the exhibition is generated from an open call where 123 artists applied hailing from 40 different countries.

Eight artists were selected by the prestigious jury made of:
✦ María del Carmen Carrión, Project Manager, Cisneros Institute at MoMA
✦ Solana Chehtman, Director of Civic Programs, The Shed
✦ Hitomi Iwasaki, Director of Exhibitions & Curator, Queens Museum
✦ Javier Telles, internationally recognized artist

Grantee: Firoz Mahmud

Website: https://www.huntereastharlemgallery.org/program-content/2019/10/16/opening-reception-extra-nea