From End Caste Apartheid to Smash Brahminical Patriarchy: The Art of Equality Labs
February 25 – April 12, 2019
Curated by Thenmozhi Soundararajan
Featuring: Khushboo Gulati | Maari Zwick-Maitreyi | Freedom Rios | Shrummi | Thenmozhi Soundararajan
This exhibition brings together the political art of the South Asian Bahujan American collective, Equality Labs. Equality Labs was formed in 2015 as the first South Asian American arts, organizing, and technology collective led exclusively by Dalit Bahujan Americans. Their work is dedicated to ending caste apartheid, gender based violence, islamophobia, and religious intolerance. This exhibition will explore their pathmaking work to break critical conversations around these issues that has remade our understandings of both South Asian and Asian American immigrant identity.
Opening Reception + Panel Discussion: First Friday, March 1, 6-8pm
Unlearning Caste Supremacy: Saturday, March 2, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. @ Leeway Foundation
Group tours of the exhibition are offered for a suggested donation of $50. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
*Asian Arts Initiative is designed as a mobility accessible facility, with access to all public floors and spaces, and seating accommodations for programmed events. Both non-gendered and individually isolating restrooms are available on each floor, all equipped with changing stations.