La Galleria: Divine Breath

October 04 - October 26, 2019

La MaMa Galleria | 47 Great Jones St.

Gallery Hours: Thursday to Sunday 1 to 7PM, or by appointment

Free Admission

Opening Reception: Thursday, October 3rd; 6pm-8pm
By Ruby Rumié

Ruby Rumié’s work with domestic abuse survivors in New York and Cartagena, Colombia will culminate in the exhibition Divine Breath. Ceramics and photographs from workshops in Colombia and New York City, conducted with survivors of domestic violence, will be used to explore how art and ceremony can serve as a channel to healing and renewal.

About the Artists

Ruby Rumié was born in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia and focuses her work on social issues, combining various disciplines such as psychology, sociology, and philosophy to reflect on issues such as gentrification, gender violence, social barriers, or the splendor found in folk art and its relation to the community. Her work includes painting, sculpture, photography, video, and installation.

About La Galleria

Founded in 1984, La MaMa's La Galleria is a nonprofit gallery committed to nurturing artistic experimentation. La Galleria serves its neighborhood as a venue that encourages an active dialogue between the visual arts, new media, performance, and curatorial and educational projects. Its goal is to offer programming that reaches beyond the expectations of traditional gallery and institutional exhibition-making, to a diverse and intergenerational audience.
Find out more on the La Galleria Page!