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Ongoing: Ivan Monforte – "There But For the Grace of God Go I"


 Image courtesy Ivan Monforte

Image courtesy Ivan Monforte

Saturdays: September 29, October 13, October 27, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Saturday, November 17, 12:00 – 4:00 PM, followed by a panel discussion with GMHC and invited guests from 4:00 - 5:30 PM.

A social sculpture by Ivan Monforte, inviting the public to participate in free and confidential HIV testing administered by Gay Men’s Health Crisis.

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ARTIST

New York-based artist Ivan Monforte was born in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. He received a B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1996, and an M.F.A. from New York University in 2004. He attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 2004.  He has shown at Bronx Museum of the Arts, Longwood Art Gallery, Queens Museum of Art, El Museo del Barrio, Artists Space as part of PERFORMA05, Elizabeth Foundation Gallery, Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art, La MaMa Galleria, and Socrates Sculpture Park.  He is the recipient of a UCLA Art Council Award, a Lambent Fellowship in the Arts from the Tides Foundation, and an Art Matters grant for research in Samoa.  He has participated in residencies at Sidestreet Projects, Lower East Side Print Shop, and Center for Book Arts.

COMMUNITY PARTNER

Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GHMC) is the world’s first and leading provider of HIV/AIDS prevention, care and advocacy. Building on decades of dedication and expertise, we understand the reality of HIV/AIDS and empower a healthy life for all. GMHC fights to end the AIDS epidemic and uplift the lives of all affected. To learn more about GMHC or how you can donate, volunteer, tour the agency, or become a client, visit gmhc.org, contact GMHC by email, or call 212.367.1000. GMHC is located at 307 West 38th Street, New York, NY 10018.

This event takes place in conjunction with As Far as the Heart Can See (September 21 – November 17, 2018).

 

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