Event Spotlight: "My Choice" benefit auction presented by NYC's The Untitled Space and Art4Equality
The American dream is the belief that anyone, regardless of where they were born or what class they were born into, can attain their own version of success in a society in which upward mobility is possible for everyone. As such, a free society is characterized by the availability of choice. And yet, the absence of choice in certain parts of America dims the dream for everyone in the country, by promoting inequality on both the economic and social levels.
The Untitled Space gallery and Art4Equality, a non-profit initiative supporting equality-themed art exhibitions and special projects including films and public art by female-identifying artists and allies, are pleased to present the “MY CHOICE” benefit auction. A portion of proceeds raised will be donated to The Center for Reproductive Rights, a global human rights organization of lawyers and advocates who ensure reproductive rights are protected by law.
The brainchild of artist, gallerist, and human rights activist, Indira Cesarine, the auction is a pragmatic approach to fighting for fundamental rights, such as equality, healthcare and privacy, dignity, and personal wellbeing. And it’s one of the many steps the creative has taken to align her platforms with her beliefs. Joining her initiative is an array of artists, both known and up-and-coming, who share their art to benefit their country and fellow citizens.
Some of the featured talent includes: Annika Connor, Danielle Siegelbaum, Elena Chestnykh, Fahren Feingold, Faustine Badrichani, Grace Graupe-Pillard, Helena Calmfors, Indira Cesarine, Kat Toronto (aka Miss Meatface), Katie Commodore, Katya Zvereva, Leah Schrager, Lola Jiblazee, Mary Tooley Parker, Meg Lionel Murphy, Rebecca Leveille, Robin Tewes, Rute Ventura, Sarah Maple, and Victoria Selbach.
Many of these artist identify as feminists, activists, human rights advocates, and progressive. For them, art is a weapon of choice to fight for a society that accepts, honors, and empowers people from all walks of life. Informed by their experience, and armed with a talent for visual storytelling, these artists have come together to bridge the inequality gaps popping up around the country, one piece of art at a time.
The auction, which launched on August 24th, will close on August 31st, 2022, at 12pm EST. The majority of artworks are open for bidding at 50% value! Anyone who wishes to participate in this most worthy cause must create an account to place a bid. Please do not hesitate to contact The Untitled Space with any questions pertaining to the art, artists, the works for sale, as well as for assistance with any registration issues.
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