Her Art Will Be Cannibal

Jan. 16 through Mar. 7, 2018

Curator: Alicia Grullón

Main Gallery

Her Art Will Be Cannibal, curated by interdisciplinary artist Alicia Grullón, is inspired by the work of the Martinique poet Suzanne Césaire and her book “The Great Camouflage: Writings of Dissent (1941-44).” Artworks in this exhibition break down patriarchy, class, and racial paradigms in contemporary contexts, re-stating and affirming the discourse of art from the view of women. Moving through photography, video, text, performance and drawing, their work serves as a manifesto, uncompromising in beliefs and identities. The exhibit highlights a narrative of humanness seldom given visibility, and allows room for the artists’ visions to take over.

Participating Artists:Damali Abrams, Francheska Alcántara, Chloë Bass, Ayana Evans, Jessica Lagunas, Shellyne Rodriguez and Misra Walker. Engaging public programs will include four performances and one panel discussion with participating artists.

Image: Ayana Evans, I Carry You and You Carry Me in Martinique, Collaborative performance with
Tsedaye Makonnen as part of FIAP 2017, Forte d'France, Martinique. Digital Photography by JB Garret.
Performance Art Documentation Series.

Events & Public Programs


Opening Reception Tue. Jan 16, 2018, 6:00-8:30pm

Performance by Damali Abrams
“Brand New Life Around the Bend”
Fri. Jan 26, 2018, 6:30-9:00pm

Performance by Ayana Evans
“Drink My Kool Aid or Drink The Kool Aid”
Sat. Feb 10, 2018, 6:30-9:00pm

Performances by Francheska Alcántara
”Sobre Papel y Palabras” & Chloë Bass ”#sky #nofilter””
Thu. Mar 1, 2018, 6:30-9:00pm

Closing Reception + Artist Talk with Jessica Lagunas, Shellyne Rodriguez and Misra Walker, moderated by Jessica Lynne Thu. Mar 8, 2018, 6:00-9:00pm

Fall Gallery Hours


12:00pm - 5:00pm
12:00pm - 5:00pm
12:00pm - 5:00pm
12:00pm - 5:00pm

Closed Wednesday, Saturday. Sunday and holidays.
Wheelchair accessible


450 Grand Concourse, Room C-190
(at 149th Street)
Bronx, NY 10451


Hostos is easily accessible by the 2, 4, and 5 IRT Trains.
Click here for detailed directions.

Phone: 718-518-6728

For more information on events and programs please visit www.bronxarts.org

This exhibition is made possible with funding from National Endowment for the Arts, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, NYS Council on the Arts, the Joan Mitchell Foundation, the Lambent Foundation Fund of Tides Foundation, Lily Auchincloss Foundation, Hostos Center for the Arts "&" Culture, Bronx Tourism Council, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., NYC Council Members Andrew Cohen, Andy King, Melissa Mark-Viverito and James Vacca and the Bronx Delegation of the City Council.