“The future looks brighter than ever.” at Biagiotti Progetto Arte, opens February 4, 2016


The future looks brighter than ever.

Kevin Jerome Everson | Justin Randolph Thompson | Anike Joyce Sadiq

February 4-28, 2016

Opening: February 4, 2016 at 6pm

The future looks brighter than ever. is a two-person exhibition by Kevin Jerome Everson and Justin Randolph Thompson created for Biagiotti Progetto Arte Foundation that investigates distant aspirations and conquest over the natural world. Drawing upon a legacy of allusions as illusions and the socio political framing of Black hope, the dialogue between the works questions the prescribed climbing of the social mountain.

This exhibition is a part of Black History Month Florence, a city wide initiative that consists of a multifaceted exploration of the African Diaspora, its history and its impact on contemporary Florence. The project consists of a range of lectures, film projections, book readings, art exhibitions, food events, concerts and performances that seek to link a broad network of spaces dedicated to cultural production throughout Florence and the broader community of African Diasporic Peoples local to Florence.

The exhibition will feature a text by Andrew Smaldone and two works by Anike Joyce Sadiq.


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About SACI

SACI is a US non-profit College of Art and Design in Florence, Italy, for undergraduate and graduate students seeking accredited instruction in studio art, design, conservation, art history, and Italian language and culture. Founded in 1975, SACI offers the following programs: Academic Semester/Year Abroad, Summer Studies, Venice Summer Program, Post-Bac in Conservation, MFA in Studio Art, MA in Art History.

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