EBSPLOITATION

Martos Gallery

June 21 - August 3, 2019

Curated by Ebony Haynes


Akeem Smith, Alima Lee, American Artist, Arthur Jafa, Billy Gerard Frank, Carolyn Lazard, Cauleen Smith, Christie Neptune, Christopher Udemezue, David Roy, Devin Kenny, Devin Troy Strother, Jacolby Satterwhite, Jazmine Hayes, Jessica Vaughn, Kandis Williams, Kayode Ojo, Mandy Harris Williams, Pope.L, Shikeith, Tiona Nekkia McClodden, Wendell Bruno.


This exhibition is inspired by Blaxploitation, which provided black audiences with cinematic heroes and was considered at the time as a more honest or accurate portrayal of black realities than those depicted in most Hollywood pictures.

For EBSPLOITATION, Martos Gallery will transform into a movie theater and present a program of short films and videos that show a different side to filmmaking. The curated program will run daily during gallery hours. 


SELECTED PRESS:
New York Times
Digital Journal

Installation Image


Be Alarmed: The Black Americana Epic, Movement I-The Visions, SCENE II Bout Time, 2014

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