When Fotographiska in the Flatiron District reopens it will exhibit new solo photography exhibitions and one group show. The duo of Sarah Cooper and Nina Gorfer explore Utopia showing women who have had to uproot their lives are photographed like goddesses. Brief & Drenching from Naima Green moves into her apartment beginning with a short film in which a domestic setting is disturbed by intimate confrontations. Further on, a birthing stool is an object of support to brace oneself.
Julia Blackmon’s Fever Dreams show familiar scenes from the artist’s hometown, Springfield, MI, depicting children in settings minus adults alerting viewers to the ominous possibility of danger. Ten portraits of individuals who were convicted and sentenced to death for crimes they did not commit are featured in Death Row Exonerees by Martin Scholler who has photographed Oprah, Willie Nelson and Barack Obama.
New Visions developed in collaboration with VICE Media Group includes works by artists from all over the world to foster new understandings of identity.
Visitor capacity will be 25% of normal and timed entry tickets will be required. The stunning space will be open for visitors Wednesdays through Sundays from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
- Mari Gold