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September 2021

BLOOM: KIEU TRAN – LOCAL LANGUAGE

September 11 @ 1:00 pm - October 30 @ 5:00 pm
Local Language, 477 25th Street
Oakland, CA Oakland, CA, 94612 United States
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Local Language is pleased to present BLOOM, a new exhibition by Artist in Residence Kieu Tran. BLOOM is an exploration of human transformation and growth; a reminder of how we are all continually growing even when we don’t feel like we are blooming. The concept for this show grew out of Kieu’s recent decision to quit her financially secure tech job in January 2021 to become a full-time artist. It’s the second time that she has drastically changed her career to break…

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“le Cirque – Encore!”: New Work by Elaine Maute`

September 25 @ 12:00 pm - November 6 @ 5:00 pm
Manna Gallery, 473 25th St.
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Manna Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of Oakland artist Elaine Maute`’s most recent work.  ”le Cirque – Encore!”.  The exhibition opens Saturday, September 25 and continues to Saturday, November 6.  Elaine will greet gallery guests at a reception on Saturday, September 25, 2021 from 2 to 4 pm when she will discuss the ideas and issues behind her latest work. Elaine is fascinated with the magic world created by the circus and this is her second show based…

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A SONG FOR WATER, ALEXANDER KORI GIRARD – JOHANSSON PROJECTS

September 25 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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  Johansson Projects presents A Song for Water, a solo exhibition by Alexander Kori Girard. This exhibition consists of new paintings on panel, canvas, and works on paper that encapsulate Girard’s exploration of imaginative landscapes and spiritual animations. This most recent body of work - as well as the exhibition title, A Song for Water, speaks to Girard’s conscientious practice which dances at the intersection of personal past and collective history, navigating our multi-layered experiences with the environment and others.…

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October 2021

TABITHA SOREN & SARAH THORNTON IN CONVERSATION, MILLS COLLEGE ART MUSEUM

October 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mills College Art Museum, 5000 MacArthur Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94613 United States
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Join us for an intimate conversation between artist Tabitha Soren and writer and sociologist of culture, Sarah Thornton. They will discuss Soren’s artistic process, vision, and photographic works on view at MCAM in Tabitha Soren: Surface Tension (September 18 - December 12, 2021). Tabitha Soren (b.1967, San Antonio, TX) is a Bay Area-based artist and Peabody Award-winning journalist, known for her work as an MTV news correspondent and on-air producer. In 1999, Soren began a fellowship at Stanford University where…

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SECOND SATURDAY ARTIST TALK – AGGREGATE SPACE GALLERY

October 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Aggregate Space Gallery, 1255 26th street, suite 101
Oakland, CA 94607 United States
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Aggregate Space Gallery is proud to present I Sprout on my Wound, a new exhibition of Nasim Moghadam’s work that explores the impacts of restrictive traditions and traumatic memories. Envisioning another world, an equal world in solidarity, Moghadam celebrates how womxn go beyond cultural and political limitations, rise up, and create a revolution.    

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AN AFTERNOON WITH MICHELLE MUUNG KIM – VESSEL GALLERY SATELLITE

October 9 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Vessel Satellite at The Alice Collective, 272 14th St
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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We are thrilled to announce an event with Michelle MiJung Kim, the author of THE WAKE UP (out on 9.28). In THE WAKE UP, Michelle shares foundational principles often missing in today’s mainstream conversations around “diversity and inclusion,” inviting readers to deep dive into the challenging and nuanced work of pursuing equity and justice, while exploring various complexities, contradictions, and conflicts inherent in our imperfect world. She will be speaking, answering questions, and signing books. Books will be provided for…

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