Towards the end of his residency, Larry had stated, “It’s rare in life that you have an opportunity to be in a place where it’s happening at that moment. You either are too early, or you’re too late. And so for me, it’s happening right now. That’s what’s exciting— is that we can shape the narrative […]
“In the South, I learned to offer your neighbor your own plate. In New York I learned to be resourceful and do whatever it takes to prepare my own plate. But in Athens, I learned to eat from the same plate with others.” Such was the allegorical triptych that visual artist Cullen Washington Jr shared […]
On March 28th, as our Spring 2019 Pilot Program was approaching its conclusion, a 90-minute event was held in Athens to share with the public what had transpired during this six-week residency. ARCAthens Fellows Cullen Washington Jr and Larry Ossei-Mensah each delivered presentations, after which they engaged in a panel conversation together with Daphne Vitali, Dan Cameron, and Aristides Logothetis. The video […]
Upon the culmination of our Spring 2019 Inaugural Residency Program, ARCAthens is dedicating an evening to facilitate the meaningful exchange for which our program is designed. Taking place at the Acropolis Museum on March 28th, our first public event in Athens will consist of audio-visual presentations by Curatorial Fellow Larry Ossei-Mensah and Visual Art Fellow Cullen Washington Jr, followed by […]
We are pleased to announce that the Introductory Welcome Event for our Inaugural Pilot Program will be held in Athens at ATOPOS cvc, a non-profit, cultural organization interested in the expression and adornment of the human body.
We are thrilled to introduce our Inaugural Fellows—artist Cullen Washington, Jr. and curator Larry Ossei-Mensah! Artist Cullen Washington, Jr. pictured above with his artwork (photograph by Charles Benton) Curator Larry Ossei-Mensah (photograph by Andy Boyle) Taking place in Athens from February 18 to March 31, 2019, this six-week residency module will not only activate our mission to support […]