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People I Love Who Are Far Away

Opening Event:

Thrusday, Feruary 1, 2018


On view: Feb 1 - Feb 24


Buy Tickets to the opening event and/or donate to NYIC: HERE 

E.TAY Gallery is pleased to present People I Love Who Are Far Away: A Group Show in Support of the New York Immigration Coalition, curated by Gina

Malek and Christina Papanicolaou. The show features artists whose practices have been touched in some way by migration. The works embrace issues that intersect with immigration including

human rights, international politics, absence, colonialism, and identity.


The opening event will feature talks by NYIC leaders outlining action and goals for 2018. There will also be a special

performance by Victoria Udondian that interrogates the nature of borders, immigration, and privilege by simulating

and recontextualizing the frustrating experience of obtaining a visa at a

customs office.

Tickets to the opening will be sold with all proceeds going to NYIC. All sales will be split 50/50 between NYIC and the artists. Those who attend will have the opportunity to network with others interested in immigration reform and advocacy. The exhibition intends to bring together a community around artwork that embraces the mission of the



Firelei Baez

Maria de Los Angeles

Francisco Donoso

Camille Hoffman

Tenaya Izu

Gina Malek

Nicole Maloof

Ioana Manolache

Nazanin Noroozi

David Rios Ferreira

Hiba Schahbaz

Tariku Shiferaw

Eng Tay

Victoria Udondian

Tomas Vu & Rirkrit Tiravanija

Thank you!

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