Bridging Boundaries: PART II held at Aloft Hotel in Harlem is an extension of an exhibit at Columbia University Postcrypt Art Gallery - Bridging Boundaries: Redefining Diaspora - an exploration of racial and cultural identity in the African Diaspora. PART II extends the conversation beyond Columbia and into the Harlem community - bridging the communities through artistic expression.
Exhibiting Artists: Oluwatoyin Tella, Leonardo Benzant, Bee Walker and Amy Theard
Music by: DJ Jeremiah K
Where do we meet?
The event takes place within the lobby lounge of the Aloft Harlem, where you'll see Leanne Stella, who is the host of the event and member of the HarlemGo Meetup Group. When you arrive, feel free to ask for Leanne and introduce yourself!
The Aloft Hotel entrance is on Frederick Douglass Blvd. (8th Ave.) between 124th & 123rd streets. The nearest subway station is the A, B, C, or D trains to 125th Street station. The M3, M10, M60, M101, & BX15 bus lines also stop near the hotel. Street parking in the area should be available for those driving.
ABOUT Art In FLUX and Aloft Harlem
Art In FLUX Harlem is a movement of artists appearing in Pop-Up art galleries featuring special events and creative collaborations with theatre, film, music, and fashion industries. FLUX highlights and creates opportunity for artists living and/or working in Harlem, brings art into public spaces, creates a positive use for vacant retail locations and other underutilized spaces, stimulating a vibrant neighborhood merging art, commerce and community.
Aloft Harlem is a boutique hotel located in Harlem - Manhattan’s hottest cultural destination known for beautiful brownstones, legendary soul food and historic religious institutions. Aloft has a company-wide commitment to support the local artistic community by devoting space to presenting art.