The Nanny Series an Exhibit by Laura James
THE NANNY SERIES: A POSTCOLONIAL READING exhibit by Artist Laura James
September 22nd – November 15th | Cloister Lounge Gallery
This exhibition by artist Laura James combines the use of surrealist painting and postcolonial theory to address issues of gender, work, and motherhood in the lives of domestic workers living in New York City. In The Nanny Series: A Postcolonial Reading, painter, Laura James, and her sister/collaborator, Dr. Sonia James-Wilson explore how identity is constructed, deconstructed, and reconstructed for and by women from former colonies in the Caribbean, Africa, and South Asia.
ARTIST TALK WITH LAURA JAMES
October 20th | 1:00pm | Cloister Lounge Gallery
Join us in conversation with artist Laura James as she provides context and history for her current exhibit The Nanny Series – A Postcolonial Reading, and learn more about the symbolic elements and personal narratives embedded in each image. Light refreshments will be served.