WHO: International Top Photographers; Rankin, Guy Aroch, Alexi Lubomirski, Vincent Peters, David Mushegain, among 25 others. Fashion luminaries and Rose Charities Board Members Noot Seear and Mazdack Rassi, will attend and/or donate important recent work for an auction to benefit the youth of the Nez-Perce.
WHAT: ROSE Charities US and A Milk Gallery Project organizes “Our Voices” a silent photo auction event to support an ongoing annual two-week workshop in photography and new media benefiting teenagers of the Lapwai, Idaho Reservation. Here, the youth are trained by professional artists to use technology to express and celebrate their Native American Heritage. The exhibition includes recent work by some of the students as well as donated items from influential art and fashion photographers. We recognize the importance of bringing these art practices to often dis-enfranchised youth and hope you will join us in giving them access to the tools that will enrich them in their creative journey. And for us to continue to enjoy hearing their voices.
WHEN: Tuesday, May 29th 7:30 pm
WHERE: Milk Gallery- 450 West 15th Street, New York
ABOUT OUR VOICES & ROSE CHARITIES:
Our Voices is an annual two-week workshop in that consists of two concurrent classes; photography instruction by Photographer Hunter Barnes and a digital video workshop with Artist and educator Jason Rosenstock. These workshops focus on the fundamentals of using technologies, solving creative problems, as well as the handling and presentation of work to insure that the students’ art is given the respect and care it deserves.
ABOUT MILK GALLERY:
Since its establishment in 2003, Milk Gallery has sought to celebrate the best in contemporary fine art and photography. Past exhibits and installations have featured the artworks of emerging and established artists, which reflect their passion for Art, Fashion, Photography and Design. Milk Gallery’s continuing dedication to cultural enrichment and betterment of the medium has led to a focus on outreach and programming of receptions, symposiums and lectures. Located in Chelsea just beneath The Highline, New York’s most pioneering civic space, Milk Gallery is an architecturally striking exhibition space: modern and minimal while remaining versatile and convivial. For more information, visit: www.milkmade.com.
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