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Toys & Games with a Twist

Longwood Art Gallery at Hostos Community College
450 Grand Concourse, 718-518-6728
December 7, 2011 - February 1, 2012
Reception: Wednesday, December 7, 5 - 9 PM
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Toys & Games with a Twist is a multi-media exhibition of paintings, drawings, sculpture, video, and board and video games that investigates and comments on issues of construction of gender roles and stereotypes, consumerism, hierarchies of power, globalization, migration, memory and loss, fantasy, the environment, love, war, violence, urban and popular culture.

Artists include: Jennifer Bakalar, Daniel Baltzer, Amir Bey, Chris Bors, Peter A. Brinson & Kurosh ValaNejad, Nick Black, Mark Blackshear, Anton Cabaleiro, Melissa A. Calderon, Hector Canonge, Gigi Chen, William Corwin, Regina Farrell, Susan Finch, Orlando Franco, Terri Gold, Rory Golden, Andra Gunraj, Christopher Hart Chambers, Meredith Hedges, Jessica Kaire, Zoe Keramea, nancy koan, Reiko Kawahara, Sujin Lee, Zaun Lee, Cecilia Mandrile, Lawrence Mascia & Clay Ewing, Nao Matsumoto, Ashley McClennon, John Meza, Ira Merritt & Aaron Olshan, Niu Miao & Don Wei Lei, Ricardo Miranda-Zuñiga, Chalice Mitchell, Alfonso Muñoz, Shervone Neckles, Douglas Newton, Erika Pettersen, Dave Rittinger, Margaret Roleke, Peter Rywelski, Miriam Schaer, Jamel Shabazz, StatusHoe Collective, Fred Stesney, Tattfoo Tan, Monica Velez, Jose A. Vicenty, Bree Westphal, and Mary Wharmby. This exhibition was curated by Longwood Gallery Director Juanita Lanzo and Vanessa Gonzalez.
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