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Then a Cunning Voice Quilt Exhibit Reception

  • Abrons Arts Center 466 Grand Street New York, NY, 10002 United States (map)

Quilt Exhibit: Then a Cunning Voice and A Night We Spend Gazing at Stars by Maggie Thompson and Emily Johnson/Catalyst

Exhibit Reception at Abrons Art Center
September 26th 6 - 9pm
Fireside stories at 7pm
466 Grand St., LES, NYC

An installation of 84 hand-sewn, community-made quilts designed by Makwa Studio textile artist Maggie Thompson that served as a platform for Emily Johnson/Catalyst’ performance of Then a Cunning Voice and A Night We Spend Gazing at Stars. Inscribed with answers to “What do you want for your well-being? For the well-being of your chosen friends and family? For your neighborhood? For your town, city, reserve, tribal nation, world?” The blankets hold the visions and intentions of hundreds.

Fire-side stories for our future, present, and past shared by:
Hadrien Coumans
Emily Johnson
Georgia Lucas
Clarinda Mac Low
Sahar Muradi

Fire tended by:
Maryá Wethers

Photo by Paula Court