Suitcase at San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery

Friday, July 12, 2019

San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery
401 Van Ness
San Francisco, CA 94102 map

Suitcase (from Baggage Allowance) will be shown as part of a group exhibition at San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery in San Francisco, CA USA Pamela Z’s Suitcase, an installation from her larger work, Baggage Allowance (2010), is on view at the San Francisco Arts Commission gallery in a group exhibition entitled side by side/in the world. The exhibition will run through September 14th, 2019. side by side/in the world, curated by Jacqueline Francis and Kathy Zarur, had it’s opening reception on July12th. The concept of “sanctuary city” has figured significantly in recent discussions about immigration, whereby sanctuary cities are framed as “pro-migrant,” particularly in opposition to federal policies that seek to limit asylum seeking. San Francisco became a Sanctuary City in 1989, joining a growing movement. side by side/in the world takes inspiration from this history, and considers sanctuary relationally, both in the places we find it and the ways we make it. Featured artists: Eddie Aparicio, Esther Elia, Sheila Ghidini, Asma Kazmi, Yoon Lee, Crystal Liu, Lisa Solomon, Lauren A. Toomer, Alberto Toscano, and Pamela Z side by side/in the world concludes the SFAC Galleries two-year exhibition and public program series featuring artists exploring San Francisco’s status as a Sanctuary City and related subject matter.