Scattering dreams

Art in Response to global Crisis


A Juried Exhibition

Curators- Lisa Tuttle and Richard Washington

FEBRUARY 29th 2020 - APRIL 11th, 2020

The Juried awardees

3rd - Amir Hamer- Amazihg

2nd - Chloe Alexander- Bienvenindos

1st - Corrina Sephora - Uprooted

Artwork Picked Up By

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Curators- Lisa Tuttle and Richard Washington

Artist- Ugo Agoruah, Chloe Alexander, Ricardo Frazer, Carrie Gambrell, Amir Hamer, Terry S. Hardy, GW Harper, Marlon Hitchcock, Debra Renee Jeter, Melinda Lampkin, Arthur Moores,  Marilyn Ocasio Nieves, Clarrissa Octavia Pettijohn, Corrina Sephora, WADDY , Camil Williams and Keith Yates.

“Scattering Dreams” seeks artists whose artwork addresses global immigration and refugee crisis. Every day, we are bombarded with news stories and images from around the world of immigration, citizenship, asylum seekers, refugees, detention and deportation. There are over 43 million refugees in the world today, the largest number in history. In Georgia, ten percent of the state’s population was born in another country, while 1 in 13 Georgians is a native-born U.S. citizen with at least one immigrant parent.

How can we, as artists, create and present artwork that sparks critical thinking, empowers alternative narratives, and inspires ourselves and our communities to be more aware and compassionate to the plight of people – often our neighbors - caught in these political and environmental crises?


About Rozina Shiraz Judge for Scattering Dreams-

Rozina Shiraz Gliani is the ArtsXchange 2019 Ebon Dooley Arts and Social Justice Awards Emerging Leader Honoree.

Rozina Shiraz Gilani is a first-generation American performing artist, choreographer, and instructor of Bharatanatyam. Trained in several classical and contemporary dance forms, Gilani specializes in Indian classical dance and completed her Arangetram (graduation/debut) ceremony in 2004 under the guidance of her guru Mrs. Dina Sheth. Her research focusing on representations of identity, collective memory and post-trauma in the Palestinian performing arts goes together with her work as a performing artist. Uplifting story and storyteller in the process of salvaging ethnography, an approach used in fighting the erasure and the censorship of resistance art informs her work. Rozina is the director of ATL Radical Art Community.

ATL Radical Art Community is a community of local (ATL) artists are committed to the creation of a radical and artistic counterculture in response to the social and political climate of our time.

Thank you Rozina for your unwavering leadership and your commitment to being an advocate for positive change. Thank you for being our judge for the first 2020 Jack Sinclair Gallery Juried Show.

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