Scattered to the Wind – kinetic art performance by MAYA FREELON ASANTE in Baltimore 4/27/13 at 1pm

18 Apr
Scattered to the Wind
A one-of-a-kind kinetic art performance by MAYA FREELON ASANTE
 
PERFORMANCE
Saturday, April 27th at 1pm sharp
Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower
21 S. Eutaw St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
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   maya scattered representational image web
MAYA FREELON ASANTE, accompanied by the natural environment of Baltimore City, presents Scattered to the Wind on Saturday, April 27th, 2013 at 1:00pm. A one-of-a-kind kinetic art performance which boasts free-falling art for all, at Bromo Selzter Arts Tower, located at 21 S. Eutaw Street, Baltimore, MD 21201.

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Come and witness the act of letting go and the beauty of now, as MAYA FREELON ASANTE leads us through an interactive experience that highlights both the fragility and strength of art. The performance will take place outdoors from approximately 1:00pm-1:30pm.
Let go with me
Make room for Joy!
The weightlessness
of forgiveness
Seeks peace
With love
– Maya Freelon Asante
About MAYA FREELON ASANTE:
MAYA FREELON ASANTE is an award-winning artist whose artwork was described by poet Maya Angelou as “visualizing the truth about the vulnerability and power of the human being.” Her unique tissue paper art has been described by the International Review of African American Art as a “vibrant, beating assemblage of color” and she was selected by Modern Luxury Magazine as Best of D.C. 2013 and by the Huffington Post’s “Black Artists: 30 Contemporary Art Makers Under 40 You Should Know”.
She has exhibited her work nationally and internationally including Paris, Ghana, and US Embassies in Madagascar, Italy, Jamaica, and Swaziland. She has been a professor of art at Towson University and has attended numerous residencies including Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, the Korobitey Institute and Brandywine Workshop. She earned a BA from Lafayette College and an MFA from the School of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
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