Exhibition - Doing It For Ourselves

Wednesday, Jun 23, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm

  718- 768-2765

NARS is pleased to present Doing It For Ourselves, by Sarah G. Sharp. Doing It For Ourselves explores themes found in underground feminist publications from the early 1970’s that still resonate 50 years later. DIY instructions for women’s healthcare, taking up arms and learning to shoot, and video and Cable TV as tools for radicalization are explored through traditionally domestic forms like quilting, embroidery and wallpaper. Doing It For Ourselves includes an Augmented Reality application that reveals layers of related imagery, video, and sound.

Sarah G. Sharp is a multidisciplinary artist whose work explores land, identity, craft and new technologies. She has exhibited nationally at museums, galleries and art fairs, including The Aldrich Museum, The Hudson Valley Museum of Contemporary Art, Field Projects Gallery, LMAK Gallery and Spring Break Art Show. She is the recipient of a Getty Library Research Grant, Brooklyn Arts Council Grant, Bronx Museum AIM Fellowship and residencies at the MoCA Tucson, The Textile Arts Center in NY, among others. Sarah is the founder of the Tool Book Project, a biennial publication for artists to share their work while raising funds for social and environmental justice groups. Sarah is an Assistant Professor at University of Maryland, Baltimore County and teaches in The MFA in Art Practice program at School of Visual Arts in NY. Sarah lives and works in Brooklyn and Baltimore.

Exhibition Date: June 4 - June 23, 2021

Location: NARS Project Space

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