The Take Care Series
Saturday, August 20

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Open Studios with Arts Center
Artists-in-Residence

From 1-5pm
Artist Studios, Upper Level 

Connect with LMCC's Arts Center artists-in-residence at Open Studios! Visit artists in their studios, where they will share works-in-progress as well as offer hands-on and engaging activities for attendees.

2022 Artists-In-Residence

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Damien Davis & Marisol Martinez
Fastening Narratives

1-4pm
Studio A4, Upper Level 

Artists Damien Davis and Marisol Martinez will lead an art making workshop centered around meditation, oral histories and narrative building. Visitors will be invited to come build soft sculptures where personal history, storytelling and collaborative play produce open-ended results.

Simon Benjamin: Pillars, photo by Gregory Gentert

Simon Benjamin
Artist Talk

5:30pm
The Café at The Arts Center at Governors Island

Join artist and LMCC alumni Simon Benjamin for a discussion of his multimedia installation Pillars at The Arts Center at Governors Island. Simon will discuss his artistic inquiry into the relationship between the people of the African Diaspora and the sea and his research while in residence at Governors Island and Fishers Island. After the talk, audience members will be invited to write a postcard to a loved one featuring a special edition photograph that Simon has created for The Take Care Series. Moderated by Lindsay LeBoyer, LMCC Exhibitions Associate.