Press Release * For Immediate Release: October 1, 2001
Contact: Sand T, 781/322-6851 or SandTgallery28@...
IDENTItea Opens October 13, 2001 at SPACE@16 Gallery
Malden, MA: The "IDENTItea" exhibition runs October 13 - December 15, 2001,
at the SPACE@16 Gallery located at 16 Princeton Road in Malden, MA. The
opening reception is Saturday, October 13 from 2-5 PM. The gallery is free
and is open by appointment at other times.
This exhibition explores the boundary between self and others through issues
of social identity, politics, culture and tea. Along with visual art, the
exhibit will feature a Classical Chinese tea-tasting, poetry reading, and
artists talks. Also on display will be a collection of purple clay teapots
from the Yixing Province of China.
The exhibition is curated by Sand T, and includes:
* Tie Li's "Acupuncture Series", paintings, which explore conceptions about
human bodies through Chinese traditional medicine perspective.
* Wes Kalloch and Sand T's outdoor installation "Table Setting: Ready For
Culture?" which investigates social identity and culture via food.
* Elise Mannella's mixed media pieces which explores social and cultural
* Lauren O'Neal's collage/assemblage work which address tea, gender, and
* Yosh Sanbonmatsu's works relating to US involvement in Asia.
* Lawrence Wong's installation which addresses social identity.
Opening Reception & Events:
The opening reception is Saturday, October 13, from 2-5, and will include:
* Classical Chinese Tea Tasting in Kung-Fu Style at 3 PM. Presented by the
Chinese Cultural Connection. Demo & tea tasting.
* Artists Talks & Poetry Readings: 4 PM.
Upcoming Related Programming:
Gender/Employment: Equality and Empowerment Forum, Saturday, December 8
This forum, held at 112 Pleasant St. in Malden, is organized by Sand T and
Richard W.P. Cheng, Executive Director, the Great Wall Center. For
information on speakers and to RSVP, contact Sand T at 781/322-6851 or
The Asian American Artists Roundtable Series is a collaborative project
between the Great Wall Center, Inc., SPACE@16, Malden Asian Pacific
Coalition, and Asian Spectrum TV Series. Supporters: Malden Cultural
Council, a local agency which receives support from the Massachusetts
Cultural Council, a state agency, the Asian American Unity Fund, The Boston
Foundation, Adelaide Breed Bayrd Foundation, Malden Redevelopment Authority,
and the Mayor's Office of Malden. Previously known as S.T. Gallery, SPACE@16
is artist operated, working in collaboration with individuals, for-profit
and non profit organizations to promote arts through SPACE@16 and other
venues. For more information about events and hours, please call
781-322-6851, or send email to SandTgallery28@...