Crossing Boundaries – Performance Art Night – Monday, July 26th, 7-9 pm

CROSSING BOUNDARIES
a Fresh Fruit Festival international multi-media art exhibition

Curated by Heidi Russell and Fotini Vurgaropulou

with special feature about LGBTQ activist and legend,
Storme DeLarverie

July 20 – 31, 2010
EXHIBITION HOURS: TUESDAY THRU SATURDAY, NOON TO 6:00PM

Performance Art Night, Monday, July 26th, 7-9 pm

Hosted by Leslie-Lohman Gallery
26 Wooster Street (btwn Grand and Canal)
ACE to Canal: go one block north to Grand, then two blocks east to Wooster

http://www.leslielohman.org/

Fresh Fruit Festival in conjunction with Leslie-Lohman Gallery presents Crossing Boundaries, an international multi-media art show designed to open a discourse on the relationship of LGBTQ artists to their home, family, culture, religion and nation. Crossing Boundaries is designed to break through the social barriers that limit understanding and acceptance, freedom and choice. Work reflects the artists’ own society, culture, religion or nation.

Free and Open to the Public.

For inquiries regarding Crossing Boundaries,
contact Heidi Russell at heidirussellpublicist@gmail.com

For more information about Fresh Fruit Festival, please go to:http://www.freshfruitfestival.com/

Participating International Artists:
ALC Publishing
Alina Oswald
Ana Ferrer
Anabel Vargas
Ann Post
Ashley Lauren Rogers
BJ Watkins
Caren Jo Shapiro
Cecibel Canarte
David Goff
Diana M. Pho
Elaine Angelopoulos
Elaine Despins
Elena Bouza
Elena Kariyannis
Eva Mueller
Faye Safo
Janet Restino
Jeanine Alfieri
Jorge Valdes
Judith Z. Miller

Judith Z. Miller - photo by Robert Herman

Juliette Jones
Kanika Ameerah
Kelley Donovan
Kerry Kehoe
Lisa Zilker
Lydia Love
Luis Lara Malvacias
Maggie Cousins
Marge Doherty
Michele Parkerson
MilDred Gerestant and Sokhna Heathyre Mabin aka
DRED and Mystah Ree
Prinny Alaví
Rachel Wells
Rhiannon Lawton
Rica Takashima
Richard Alvarez
Sanford Kaplan
Sasha Rose
Seren Divine
Sharine Mohamed
Sheryl Scott
Simon Donovan
Valerie A. King
Walter Grabowski
Zahid Dar and Harry Ed Roland

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About artistsoulspeaks

Judith Z. Miller, aka "Zelda," lives in an erotic, musical, spiritual universe; she writes as a way of coping with its beauty, sensuality, frustrations and ecstasies. In NYC, she has read at events sponsored by organizations such as Nehirim, Zeek Magazine, Essentuality, and at venues such as Blue Stockings, The Jewish Community Center, Wow Café Theatre - and late at night to her girlfriends in bed. She published in Inside Arts magazine, The Washington Post, and American Theatre magazine. Judith was trained as an actress in Washington DC, co-founded The Fine Line Actors Theatre, acted in numerous productions, created original performance material and was awarded an NEA Arts Management Fellowship in Theatre. Judith is a self-trained visual artist who is inspired by the beauty of nature and the guiding force of her intuition. She draws and creates primal sculpture and wearable art from trees, stones and found objects, which she fashions into ritual staffs, wearable amulets, and employs in healing rituals. She was profiled in The Daily News; the subject of feature articles in Mann About Town magazine, Home News Tribune, In Brooklyn, The Park Slope Paper, The Wave, and The Daily Sitka Sentinel, and featured on NY-1 Television. In 2008 her paper “Sometimes a Tree Isn’t Just a Tree,” was read at the First International LSP-and Translation Studies Oriented Textual Analysis conference at Chouaib Doukkali University, El Jadida, Morocco. Judith was the founder and director of ZAMO! representing a multi-cultural mix of world-class GRAMMY® nominated and JUNO ® award-winning performing artists for over 20 years. She taught self-promotion for performers, presented by organizations such as The Field, The Red Tent Women’s Project and the Brooklyn Arts Counsel. She was the Chief Rhythm officer of Microfundo, a crowdfunding platform supporting musicians worldwide. She was a 2011 British Airways Face-to-Face Opportunity contest winner traveling to Thailand where she met with indigenous woodcarvers and shaman. A healing ritual artist, she created Zelda's Body Breathing Healing System (TM), and offers private sessions and workshops. Judith (Zelda) resides in Port Henry New York.
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