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The Prison Creative Arts Project hosts its 28th annual art exhibition

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Source: The Michigan Daily

Celebrating its 28th consecutive year, the University of Michigan’s Prison Creative Arts Project presented an art exhibition featuring more than 700 pieces crafted by people who are incarcerated across Michigan. On display at the Duderstadt Gallery Center and online, this diverse collection included intricate crochet work, pencil-drawn portraits and numerous other mediums.

PCAP, a program within the Residential College, is dedicated to collaborating with people who are incarcerated in Michigan to showcase their artistic talents. The organization works to illuminate the resilience of human creativity and the profound impact of art within carceral environments. In an interview with the Michigan Daily, Nora Krinitsky, director of PCAP and Residential College lecturer, outlined the program’s mission to foster communal collaboration.

Read more: https://www.michigandaily.com/news/campus-life/the-prison-creative-arts-project-hosts-its-28th-annual-art-exhibition/

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New Tallinn art exhibition highlights stories of Ukrainian refugees

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A new solo exhibition by artist Maria Kapajeva entitled “Hear My Scream, Listen To Their Dreams” opened at Tallinn’s Draakoni Gallery on Wednesday. The content of the exhibition is strongly influenced by the gallery’s location directly opposite the Russian Embassy.

According to a press release, Kapajeva’s aim with the exhibition is to foster a more nuanced dialogue regarding the ongoing war in Ukraine, which has led to the continual exposure of harrowing imagery.

Consequently, a process of desensitization has transpired, rendering people less able to empathize with the enduring violence faced by real individuals still fighting for their lives in Ukraine. The intricate details, nuances, and personal narratives have been reduced to easily shareable content that briefly crosses our screens before fading into obscurity.

Read more: https://news.err.ee/1609316748/new-tallinn-art-exhibition-highlights-stories-of-ukrainian-refugees

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‘The SCO Family in My Eyes’: SCO Countries Art Exhibition Of Children, Young Artists Launched In Pakistan

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Source: FridayTimes

The Good-Neighborliness, Friendship and Cooperation Commission of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), together with the Central Academy of Fine Arts and the SCO Secretariat, is organizing the SCO Countries Art Exhibition. Pakistani children and young artists are invited to submit their paintings and artworks.

Themed “The SCO Family in My Eyes,” the artworks are supposed to embody the “Shanghai Spirit,” telling the fantastic SCO story from the perspective of civilization, mutual learning, green development, and scientific and technological innovation to embrace a better future for SCO.

Pakistani children aged between 5 and 16 years old and children from SCO countries are invited to participate in the event. The event is open, and the deadline for submissions is June 1, 2024.

Read more: https://thefridaytimes.com/16-Apr-2024/the-sco-family-in-my-eyes-sco-countries-art-exhibition-of-children-young-artists-launched-in-pakistan

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The Coffee Lab showcases collaborative art exhibition

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Source: Evanston Roundtable

Art Encounter and the Center for Independent Futures have joined hands, for the third year in a row, to mount an exhibit of artwork at the Coffee Lab, 910 Noyes St. The works are the result of a program of creative workshops and social connection offered by Art Encounter and teaching artist Val McCune, a 10-year Evanston resident.

The 10 adult participants from the Art Club are showing their artwork on the east wall during the month of April, with at least two pieces from each person being shown. The coffeeshop is chock full of artwork, so the exhibit, entitled “This is Us,” has a lot of competition.

Read more: https://evanstonroundtable.com/2024/04/14/the-coffee-lab-showcases-collaborative-art-exhibition/

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