Monday, February 3, 2014


Cacy  Forgenie, Untitled,  2012,  photograph printed on Fuji archival paper. Edition of 10. Courtesy of the artist.  
Curated by Ivan Monforte
February 5 – May 7, 2014

Opening reception: Wednesday, February 5, 2014, 5:00 - 9:00PM

Hostos Community College
450 Grand Concourse (at 149th Street)
Bronx, NY

GAY examines the cultural shift that has taken place in identity within the last decade by looking at the production of gay male artists of color from 2003-2013. Through painting, drawing, sculpture, video, performance and text, the artists in the exhibition interrogate, de-construct, embrace and celebrate the gay label. This show contains adult content.

About the Curator: Ivan Monforte was born in 1973 in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. He is the recipient of a UCLA Arts Council Award, a fellowship to attend the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, a Lambent Fellowship in the Arts from the Tides Foundation and an Art Matters Foundation grant for research in Samoa. He curated the exhibition I Never Meant to Hurt You at Buzzer Thirty in 2006. Monforte currently resides and works in Harlem where he maintains a studio practice and provides HIV prevention education to gay, bisexual and transgender homeless and runaway adolescents.

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