‘Bridging Boundaries: Part II’ At Aloft In Harlem

Give_em_More_Fiyah2dd442Bridging Boundaries: Part II extends the conversation beyond Columbia and into the Harlem community – bridging the communities through artistic expression and discussion.  Part II features three of the FLUX artists in Bridging Boundaries: Redefining Diaspora with a larger representation of their work.OpeningFebruary 11, 2014 6:30 to 10:30pm
Aloft Harlem, located at 2296 Frederick Douglass Blvd. at the corner of 124th St., NYCFeatured Artists:
Bee Walker,  Leonardo Benzant, Oluwatoyin Tella

Also Featured:
Amy Theard
Photo credit: ”Give Em More Fiyah” by Oluwatoyin Tella, oil on canvas.
In her Plantation Chic series Tella explores the subtle and
not-so-subtle parallels between enslaved Africans and
their present day offspring, where style is subconsciously
borrowed from said era and informs the modern neo-soul chic
agenda, through fashion, expression, purpose, or swag.