Rowan University Art Gallery
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Dread Scott: A Sharp DivideSeptember 1 - November 5, 2016
GALLERY RECEPTION : Thursday, September 15, 2016
301 High Street Gallery
September 6 – November 5, 2016
Dread Scott: A Sharp Divide
Opening reception and event
Eynon Ballroom, Student Center
6 – 7 pm. Artist's talk and panel discussion in collaboration with the Office of Social Justice, Inclusion and Conflict Resolution.
reception to follow at High Street Gallery , 7 - 8:30 pm
shuttles will be provided
A selection of works that explore and comment on the complexities of our criminal justice system such as the criminalization of youth, profiling and discrimination, the school to prison pipe line, stop and frisk tactics, and other related legal and civil rights issues. Dread Scott is an internationally recognized activist artist. The works included in the exhibition explore these issues through photography, recordings, and public engagement documentation.