Contemporary artists from the Middle East, South Asia, Africa and their diasporas have a new venue for showing work in Santa Fe.
East of West, which opens on December 15, is dedicated to amplifying artists’ voices, shifting negative narratives and stereotypes and helping bridge gaps between communities.
It’s the brainchild of L.E. Brown, who has been fascinated by contemporary art in the Middle East for years. A graduate of the University of California, Santa Cruz who studied art history and religion in college, Brown spent a semester studying in Turkey and another semester working in the country. [Read More…]