Amber Dennis

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Amber Dennis is an independent curator, writer & co-founder of Feminista Social Club based in New York City.

Curatorial & Writing Practice

Produce intersectional, feminist shows that lift up those voices that are generally ignored and dismissed. Collaborate with artists and community organizations to create shows and experiences that encourage everyone to participate in the contemporary art world. Provide an entry point for anyone who is interested in contemporary art. Attempt to make shows engaging for all while remaining impactful. Create a welcoming social, creative and activist space.

Email: amber@feministasocialclub.com

Curating

Seven Wonders Collective

Disclaimer Gallery

A gallery run by low-income queer women and non-binary people of different racial backgrounds to showcase other marginalized groups. Valuing representation, accessibility, and fighting dominant power structures within the art world.

Writing

2018

Feminista Social Club /// An Art Words From An Art Baby Review! Three Acts, Three Scenes: Your Care, My Care, Careful Care at Kunstraum LLC

2017

Catalog entry for Lingfei Zhao’s Resistance. Zhao’s work was featured in Forging American: Art in the Workings of an Asian American Rust Belt, an exhibition curated by Natalie Fleming & Van Tran Nguyen. The exhibit ran September 8 – November 17, 2017 at Big Orbit Gallery: A CEPA Gallery Project Space in Buffalo, NY.

Exhibition review for Afterimage Online – Sondra Perry: flesh out at Squeaky Wheel Film and Media Art Center. “Sondra Perry’s flesh out is a look at blackness through black history, the black present, and an imagined black future. It serves as an intimate sequel to her 2016 exhibition Resident Evil, featured at the interdisciplinary art space The Kitchen in New York City.”

2016

Catalog entry for Katharina Kakar’s To Remember is to Imagine: Ella Talking ArtKakar’s work was featured in The Measure of All Things: Rethinking Humanism through Art, an exhibition curated by University of Buffalo Department of Art Visual Resource Curator Natalie FlemingDepartment of Art MFA Student Van Tran Nguyen. The show ran from October 13 – December 10, 2016 at the UB Department of Art Gallery.

Grant Work

2018 – Present

Grant Consultation for Holyrad Studio.

Graphic Design

2017 – Present

Portfolio

Editing 

2018

Tar Baby Trailer
PW: amber

The Brobot Johnson Experience Mini Trailer
PW: amber

Misc.

2018

Organizer & Administrator, From ‘Kindred’ to ‘Black Panther’: Afrofuturism & The Black Superhero, All For One Theater in collaboration with The Bushwick Starr.

Program

2017 

Jury Member, Squeaky Wheel Film and Media Center’s Summer 2017 group exhibition – Shape of a PocketJune, 30th – August 26th, 2017.

 

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