UVP Community Nights:
Spring 2023

Sunday, April 30

Tuesday, May 2

Sunday-Tuesday, May 7-9

Everson Museum Plaza
401 Harrison Street

Join Light Work’s Urban Video Project for a series of Community Night pop-up exhibitions and events on the plaza this fall! Are you interested in hosting a UVP community night event? Submit a proposal today!

These events are FREE & OPEN to the public.

Visual Arts Electronic Garden presents:
kicking the air; folding index fingers

Sunday | April 30 | 8:30-10 pm

Bringing together artists from Iran, Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan, Lebanon, Kurdistan, and Morocco, the videos in kicking the air; folding index fingers enact a series of ritualistic gestures between passivity/resistance, absurdity/futility, and caring/neglecting, performing resistance and resilience. 

Curated by Fatemeh Kazemi and Zelikha Zohra Shoja, participating artists include: Nooshin Askari, Mohammad Al Faraj, Maryam Faridani and Fatemeh Kazemi, Alaa Mansour, Leila Mousa, Gazelle Samizay, Maryam Tafakory, Rojda Yavuz, and Imane Zoubai. 

More info: fatemehkazemi.com | zelikhashoja.com

Co-sponsored by Syracuse University Department of Film and Media Arts, Syracuse University Humanities Center, and Visual Arts Experimental Garden.

Art Video presents:
Locate Yourself

Tuesday | May 2 | 8:30-9:30 pm

A one-night-only screening of new work from students in Art Video at Syracuse University created for the Everson Museum of facade. Instructor: Oksana Kazmina

Featuring: Nora Benko, Alexander Degterev, Sarah Goldman, Shakoronhiokewen Jacobs Jr, Isa Mooney, Loraine Novas, Evan Pitzer, Owen Poland, Chloe Smith, Meredith Tokac, Nya Fitzgerald, Loraine Novas

North Side Learning Center presents:
Sana Sana

May 7-9 | 8:30-11 pm

Sana Sana showcases artwork by North Side Learning Center youth who participated in photography and writing workshops in collaboration with SU student mentors enrolled in Syracuse University’s TRM 310/610: Literacy, Community, and Media led by professors Jessica Martinez and Victor Rivera.

Exhibiting artists: Shukri Hassen, Mulki Ibrahim, Habiba Muktar,  Khadija Habseme, Zahara Muktar,  Balqees Alali, Munira Ibraham, Mohamid Hamid, Abdulwahid Sahil, Abdi Habseme, Hibak Hassen, Nasteho Abdi, and Zakariye Sambul.

Special thanks to the student mentors, Light Work, CNY Arts, and Syracuse University Film and Media Arts Department.