Tag: Chinatown

IMA student and artist Betty Yu featured on Huffington Post

IMA student Betty Yu was featured in the article, Artists Transform Old Chinatown Beauty Parlor into a Creative Playground, on Huffington Post which reviewed the interactive installation, Through The Parlor. Reported by Priscilla Frank, the article explores the work of the artists whom put together the interactive gallery using various media to explore the culture that grows in the space of a hair salon, in terms of capital, labor and cultural identity. Betty Yu was one of the artists apart of Through the Parlor whom has contributed her interactive installation, WORKShifts, to the exhibition.

Through The Parlor runs until December 14th at 24 Rutgers street Chinatown. It is open on Wednesday to Sunday from 1:00-7:00PM.

IMA student Betty Yu’s installation WORKShifts

After eight weeks of research, six curators from the NLE Lab present their site-specific and community responsive exhibition, Through the Parlor, in a former beauty salon in Chinatown. IMA student Betty Yu’s exhibition Workshifts is an interactive installation that will be apart of the opening reception this Friday the 8th. It will be featured for 5 weeks.

When: 6:00-8:00PM
Where: 24 Rutgers St. between Henry and Madison
Exhibition Duration: November 8 – December 14

WORKShifts: Race, Labor and Defining Ourselves
an interactive installation project by Betty Yu
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