Be sure to check out
SOS Art 2015!
Opening this Friday, May 29
at the Art Academy of Cincinnati.
Curated and organized by Saad Ghosn,
and this year features numerous artists
from Tiger Lily Press!
A book launching party for
“Greater Cincinnati Artists as Activists”
will be held at the Weston Art Gallery/Aronoff Center
Sunday, May 31, 4 – 7 PM
650 Walnut St., Cincinnati
A community art show and event
of creative expressions
for Peace and Justice
May 29 – June 7
@The Art Academy of Cincinnati,
1212 Jackson St, downtown Cincinnati
Program of Events (FREE and Open to the Public)
Friday May 29
6pm: Opening of the Art show
7pm: Introductory notes by Kate Gallion, artist, activist, Occupier; followed by Artists Walk & Talk
8:30pm: Potluck Reception and Music Entertainment by the “Lastboppers”
Saturday May 30
7pm: Poetry reading facilitated by Jerry Judge, poet
9:15pm: Dance Performances:
“Walt Not, Want Not” dance (11 min) choreographed and performed by Isabelle Provosty with dancers Blake Edward Nagel and Jasmine Hughes; music by Aimee Mann
“Dance for Peace,” solo dance (15 min) choreographed and performed by Tadashi Kato
Sunday May 31
4-7pm: “Greater Cincinnati Artists as Activists” book launching party, at the Weston Art Gallery/Aronoff Center, 650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Thursday June 4
12-3pm: Cincinnati Recreation Centers Day at SOS Art: children’s visit; artists’ presentations (including artist Jeff Casto); interactive painting by Akar; drumming by Zach Ober
Friday June 5
6-8:30pm: SOS Summer Summit on the Status of Women: Wage inequity, reproductive health insecurity, rape culture, institutional war/violence/mass incarceration.
Panel, conversation, strategy, action hacks. Plus: music, art, solidarity.
Organized by Kate Gallion, Portia Boulger, Barbara Boylan
Saturday June 6
7pm: Poetry reading facilitated by Joanne Greenway, poet
9:15pm: Dance Movies: “All that Breathes” (18 min) and “Lullaby” (18min), created and choreographed by Fanchon Shur, followed by comments and discussion.
Sunday June 7
2pm: Documentary: “FLOW: How Did a Handful of Corporations Steal Our Water?” (84 min) directed by Irena Salina, followed by panel discussion with Chris Hoeting, visual artist; Michael Miller, board member of Ohio River Consortium for Research and Education; Kara Scheerhorn, Watershed Coordinator, Mill Creek Watershed Council of Communities.
4:30-6pm: Closing potluck reception and artists discussion
Art Gallery Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 9am – 6pm; Friday and Saturday: 9am – midnight; Sunday: noon – 6pm