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Akeem Smith, Alima Lee, American Artist, Arthur Jafa, Billy Gerard Frank, Carolyn Lazard, Cauleen Smith, Christie Neptune, Christopher Udemezue, David Roy, Devin Kenny, Devin Troy Strother, Jacolby Satterwhite, Jazmine Hayes, Jessica Vaughn, Kandis Williams, Kayode Ojo, Mandy Harris Williams, Pope.L, Shikeith, Tiona Nekkia McClodden, Wendell Bruno.  

June 21 - August 3, 2019
Opening reception: June 21, 6 - 8pm


EBSPLOITATION Installation View, Martos Gallery, New York, 2019

Please join us this Summer at Martos Gallery for EBSPLOITATION. This exhibition is inspired by Blaxploitation, which provided black audiences with cinematic heroes and was considered at the time as a more honest or accurate portrayal of black realities than those depicted in most Hollywood pictures.

For EBSPLOITATION, Martos Gallery will transform into a movie theater and present a program of short films and videos that show a different side to filmmaking. The curated program will run daily during gallery hours.

We will also host weekly screenings of longer and feature length films, every Wednesday night at 8pm.

Screening Schedule:

Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 6pm: EBSPLOITATION: short film program, TRT 02:40:00

Wednesday Nights:

June 26, 8pm:   Cauleen Smith, Drylongso, 1998, TRT 01:21:34

July 3, 8pm:      Kandis Williams, Eurydice, 2018, TRT 20:13
                          Pope. L, Obi Sunt, 2015, TRT 40:00

July 10, 8pm:    Devin Troy Strother, Alima Lee, Mandy Harris Williams, the worst witch, 2018, TRT 10:36
                          Shikeith, #Blackmendream, 2014, TRT 44:00

July 17, 8pm:    Billy Gerard Frank, Second Eulogy: Mind The Gap, 2019, TRT 39:36
                          Akeem Smith, Lexus, Benz & Bimma, 2018, TRT 31:11

July 24, 8pm:    Pope. L, Obi Sunt, 2015, TRT 40:00
                          Billy Gerard Frank, Second Eulogy: Mind The Gap, 2019, TRT 39:36

July 31, 8pm:    Tiona Nekkia McClodden, black./womyn.:conversations with lesbians of African descent, 2018,   
                          TRT 01:30:00

** Full screening schedule with info here.

Concessions by Les Chocolateries Askanya.

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