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Tuesday, January 04, 2011

Urban Landscapes: From DC to Denmark by Photographer Kimberly Gaines

Artist’s reception: January 7, 2011, 6:00 to 8:30 pm 

(Washington, DC) – Join Authentic Contemporary Art  for the digital photographic exhibit Urban Landscapes: From DC to Denmark by Photographer Kimberly Gaines, December 1, 2010 through January 22, 2011 at the Tubman-Mahan Art Gallery in The Center for Green Urbanism, DC’s newest art-infused green business incubator. The Center is located at 3938 Benning Road NE, Washington, DC. The Artist’s reception will be held January 7, 2011, 6:00 to 8:30 pm.  The reception is free and open to the public.


Through digital photography, Urban Landscapes: From DC to Denmark exhibition showcases re-gentrified urban neighborhoods in both the District of Columbia and Denmark and the effects of these changes on vulnerable populations residing in these communities. . “Solar panels, green space, bicycles and assimilation; brick, construction, power and gentrification, those are the words that I equate with Denmark and DC,” said exhibit photographer, Kimberly Gaines.  “When gentrified neighborhoods and marginalized people have been camouflaged with new store fronts and street signs in DC living, the battlefield has a glossier appearance. This exhibition is about the surfaces."

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