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Shantae Robinson, Karen May and Raven Harper in “Projects from ‘Soft Material'” at Berkeley Art Center

August 18 to September 3

garment by Shantae Robinson


Sherrie Aradanas, Ricky Bearghost, Raven Harper, Gail Lewis, Elmeater Morton, Shantae Robinson

Soft Material is a collaborative garment-construction project between artists who have an interest in and connection with fashion and textiles, as well as the corporeal, the body, and performativity. The program supports and connects artists living with disabilities whose communal studios were severely interrupted by the pandemic. The project is co-organized by NAN COLLYMORE and CELIA LESH with artists from NIAD, Creative Growth, Elbow Room, and the Center for Craft.

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Thursday August 18 // Opening Reception at Berkeley Art Center

Friday August 26 // Virtual artist talk moderated by Nan Collymore, with NIAD artists Raven Harper, Karen May and Shantae Robinson. RSVP here for the talk.

Saturday September 3 // Closing Reception at Berkeley Art Center


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1275 Walnut Street
Berkeley, CA 94709 United States
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