"WHEN SHE RISES" ART EXHIBITION OPENS AT S.P.A.R.C. IN VENICE, ON SATURDAY, JULY 7, 2018



"WHEN SHE RISES UNITES WOMXN ARTISTS FROM LOS ANGELES AND AROUND THE WORLD FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE, COMMUNITY BUILDING AND EQUITY IN THE ARTS."
Curated by Erin Yoshi
(Press release written by Janna Zinzi, with contact information listed below)

July 1, 2018 (Venice, CA) -- When She Rises, a 10-week women-driven arts exhibit highlighting social issues such as ecology justice, immigrant rights and women’s equality, will be on view at SPARC in Venice, CA from July 7 until September 15, 2018. Programming includes public art workshops, discussions and screenings to inspire knowledge sharing and community building between generations, social movements and artist disciplines. The kick-off event on Saturday, July 7th, is from 3-8pm. The “Ladies Love Project” is a pop-up shop, curated by New York City artist Toofly, providing a space for over 100 womxn artists from Los Angeles, New York, Atlanta, Puerto Rico, Ecuador, Canada and all over the world to celebrate, display and sell their art, fashion and music creations.


“Women are empowered to create the future we want to live in,” affirmed Erin Yoshi, curator of When She Rises. “We are eradicating the myth that competition breeds progress; we believe in working collaboratively. Our goal is to create lasting intergenerational relationships to share knowledge, like best practices in the field and entrepreneurial hustle. We hope participants walk away forging new partnerships and collaborations and continue to do their work safer, with increased capacity alongside a large network of creative comrades.”


The Ladies Love Project pop-up shop on Saturday, July 7th (3-8pm at SPARC, 685 Venice Blvd, Venice, CA) supports the global and local advancement of women artists entrepreneurs through collaboration and pays homage to market life as a staple of community building. Featured artists represent art and design, fashion, self-care and home, tarot and henna art, live art exhibitions and music.


Interested attendees can RSVP at https://whensherises.splashthat.com. Sponsors of When She Rises exhibit include CodePink, Greenpeace, International Association of Art, and Tonali Studio. SPARC is an accessible space and organizers are working to make sure the event is accessible for all abilities.

For more information, please contact:
Janna Zinzi, Swirl PR
(917) 715-8484
jaz@jannazinzi.com


Pablo Simental
(310) 822-9560 x110
pablo@SPARCinLA.org




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