APARTMENT GALLERY SERIES
On Gentrification: Mi Casa Es Su Casa
May 9, 2019 | 5:00 – 8:00pm
Set in a historic and architectural landmark, this group exhibition investigates and reflects on notions of home (metaphorical and literal), belonging, displacement, street life urban renewal and gentrification and activism.
Participating artists: Cathleen Campbell, Carla Lopez, Heriberto Sanchez, and Sofie Vazquez
Juanita Lanzo, curator
Revival Romanesque Row House Gallery
413 East 140th Street
Bronx, NY 10454
Exhibition On View: May 9 to June 6, 2019
By appointment only on the following days:
Monday to Friday, 5:00 – 7:00pm, Saturdays, 1:00 – 7:00pm
Image credit: Carla Lopez, Bodega Dreams, 2017
Cathleen Campbell is a photographer and filmmaker. For the past three years, she’s worked on a three-part photographic series encompassing portraits, street photography and abstract images. You can see this work-in-progress on her website—cccpix.com.
Carla Lopez is first-generation American-Dominican born and raised in the Bronx, NY. Photography and culture has always played an important part her life. In the birthplace of hip hop and a melting pot of creativity, she has dedicated her craft to capturing the ever-changing climate of her New York community.
Heriberto Sanchez is a documentary and street photographer whose work focuses on everyday life in The Bronx. Mr. Sanchez studied offset lithographic printing during high school and has Communication Design B.A. degree. Heriberto got expose to photography while attending high school and college during his studies of graphic design and the arts. Mr. Sanchez learn photography while attending Bronx Community College & NY City College of Technology were he learn to understand the fundamentals of photography.
Sofie Vasquez is an Ecuadorian-American photographer born and raised in The Bronx, New York. Her photography is an outlet to express and honor identity, community, and culture that is dedicated to uplifting and celebrating narratives. Her work has been featured in The New York Times and exhibited at The Bronx Museum of the Arts and the Ecuadorian-American Cultural Center. She is currently studying at the International Center of Photography.