May 18 – June 30, 2012
In Our ‘Hood- a community-sourced exhibition surrounding themes of gentrification and community presented at Artspace DC and Pleasant Plains Workshop.
Friday, May 25 , 2012
6-8pm at Artspace (614 S Street NW), 7-9pm at Pleasant Plains Workshop (2608 Georgia Ave NW)
Panel Discussion: Gentrification: Good, Bad, Indifferent?’ presented in conjunction with Transformer’s [Frame]work panel series, Saturday, June 9, 3:30-5:30pm, Gateway community center at Wardman Court 1350 Clifton Street Northwest DC 20009
Post Reception to be held at Transformer (1404 P Street NW)
Panelists: Sean Lynch (Artist, Sean Lynch: Disappearing CommunitiesTransformer), Cannon Hersey (Artist, In Our Hood), Lydia DePillis (Writer, Washington City paper), Sylvia Robinson (Community Activist, proprietor of ECAC co-founder Georgia Avenue Task Force)
Moderators: Kristina Bilonick (Curator, PPW/ In Our hood)
Melissa Matthews (Curator, Artspace DC/ In Our hood)
Note: Post Panel Reception to be held @ Transformer 1404 P street NW
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 Disappearing Art Communities Round Table Discussion
6:30-8pm Artspace DC 614 S Street NW DC 20001
Explore the ideas of organic v. commercial culture, and the future of the DC Art scene with artists of all disciplines and arts enthusiasts. Let’s chat about what is happening, and what we want to see happen! Sponsored by IZZE sparkling juice!!!
June 30, 2012 Closing Cypher & Celebration Reception
1-3pm Artspace DC 614 S Street NW
Bring yourself, some food, and a good spirit to commune with your neighbors, area poets, musicians, and visual artists to talk and jam around the idea of community and ideas of gentrification.