july, 2020

02jul(jul 2)12:00 am13aug(aug 13)11:59 pmEvent CancelledInto the Wild: Answering Why the Wild Things AreCliff Notez, Nicholas Antonio Rodriguez-Martin, Make Art & Cry, Chanel Theravil, Dubem OkaforAssemblage Art Space

Time

July 2 (Thursday) 12:00 am - August 13 (Thursday) 11:59 pm

Location

Assemblage Art Space

70A Sleeper Street

Event Details

Into the WIld: Answering Why the Wild Things Are,​ is a multimedia gallery exhibition by Artist and Musician Cliff Notez. The show is a deeper explorative dive on Cliff Notez second full-length Studio Album, Why the WIld Things Are, released September 11, 2019. The show is an immersive dive into imaginary world created by our protagonist, Leon, as they confront their repressed emotions of anger, frustration, anxiety, and depression. In experiencing this show, audiences will be encouraged to explore the impact trauma, oppression, and racial injustice on the mental health of people of color. This show will artistically and sonically explore themes of mental health as it relates to the experiences of a person of color unveiling their own identity through expression of self, defining independence and challenging of authority.The show’s goal is to both begin and continue conversations about acceptance of themes of exploration of self-care and healing, and rediscovery of Black Joy.

Why the WIld Things Are is an exploration of an imaginary world created by our protagonist as he confronts his repressed emotions of anger, frustration, anxiety, and depression. With this show it will artistically and sonically, through the use of Hip Hop, folk, afro-beat, and blues, we explore themes of diversity, equity, and inclusion as it relates to the experiences of a person of color unveiling their own identity through an understanding of the impact of trauma, oppression, and racial injustice, both on the mental health of people of color and all marginalized identities.

This show features original paintings, sculptures, multimedia works, soundscapes, and interactive art from Cliff Notez and a curated list of Local Boston Artists. Confirmed artists for the show are Nicholas Antonio Rodriguez-Martin, Make Art & Cry, Chanel Theravil, Dubem Okafor and more to be added. Throughout its exhibition, events will be held during gallery hours to further debrief the content of the show. Events will include performances from local artists, screenings and workshops of films addressing the relative content of the show, guest lectures, and gallery tours with the arts and guest artists. The shows goal is to create experiences and original artwork so audiences will have the opportunity to explore and unpack their wildest life experiences.

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