LOCATION: Dateline - 3004 Larimer St

EVENT CATEGORY: Art Events

UPCOMING DATES AND TIMES

  • Fri, Jan 7, 2022 - Mon, Jan 31, 2022

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New work by TAYLOR BALKISSOON
Opening reception Friday January 7th, 6-11pm

ARTIST STATEMENT

I will have 2 videos playing, a few collages and a series of risograph prints for sale. I want this show to freak you out the way I’m freaked out. I want this city to stop eating itself alive. I want art patrons to give money to unhoused people and to social causes instead of funding the construction of giant glass tubes. I want artists to be more radical and less subservient to the ruling class. We will be raising funds for folks at Sol Tribe and for the organization I am part of - Uptown Laundry - so that we can further our goals in abolition and in coalition building between community organizers and artists.


ABOUT TAYLOR BALKISSOON

Taylor Balkissoon (@what_are_the_wild_waves_saying) is a queer biracial artist and community organizer currently based in New Orleans. They grew up in Denver, pursued a career in the arts, and left after becoming increasingly disheartened and frustrated creatively and politically. They are the founder of the organization Uptown Laundry, a mobile arts project that brings artists together with revolutionary organizations and mutual aid efforts. Previous to leaving Denver, Taylor was on the Dateline team and participated in/curated a number of shows and events in the space as well as at MCA Denver, Gildar Gallery, the Temple Studios, Redline, Alto Gallery, BMOCA, Platte Forum and CPAC.

Taylor will be doing an instagram takeover of Dateline the week of the exhibition. Please follow us @ddaatteelliinnee.


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