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All Byte exhibition walkthrough and beer tasting


Franklin Street Works
41 Franklin St 06901 Stamford United States
Join Franklin Street Works Creative Director, Terri C Smith, for a walkthrough of our current, original exhibition, "All Byte: Feminist Intersections in Video Art" followed by a beer tasting of our cafe beers (plus a surprise "guest" beer!) with Scott Gargan, culture writer and beer enthusiast.

Franklin Street Works, University of Connecticut-Stamford’s Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies Program, and Sacred Heart University’s Masters of Film and Television Program have collaborated to co-curate “All Byte: Feminist Intersections in Video Art,” an exhibition of video works informed by intersectional feminist approaches. The exhibition is on view through July 10, 2016. Feminist conversations and scholarship around the inseparability of class, race, country of origin and other factors when contemplating gender are reflected in artworks that, among other things, encourage viewers to listen across difference and explore matrixes of power. “All Byte” features works made between 2013 and 2015 by nine artists or collectives: Michelle Marie Charles, INVASORIX, Kegels for Hegel, Sarah Lasley, Nicole Maloof, Virginia Lee Montgomery, Sunita Prasad, Legacy Russell, and Maryam Tafakory. This original exhibition is co-curated by the Program Director of Sacred Heart University’s Film and Television Masters school, Justin Liberman; Director of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Connecticut-Stamford, Ingrid Semaan; and Franklin Street Works’ Creative Director, Terri C Smith.

Scott Gargan is a multimedia reporter and public relations professional with more than a decade of experience writing and editing for domestic and international news publications; specializing in features writing and public relations. He wrote numerous stories on regional breweries during his four years at the Stamford Advocate and continues to seek out and sample small batch and other critically lauded brews in New England, New York, and beyond.