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October 4, 2019
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thanks amanda

i want to reiterate how much i appreciate having Amanda Chestnut curate my #art exhibit #ThisHeirloom for #CurrentSeennot only does she bring obvious #brilliance and a #pragmatic, can-do sensibility to the project, she is also incredibly kind – and that is a rare combination of #talentsthx again amanda for a splendid … Continue reading

October 4, 2019
by mara.ahmed
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current seen opens today!

#repost Amanda Chestnut#CurrentSeen opens today at 6pm! my work will be on exhibit at the #DouglassAuditorium @540westmain there will be some 20 small and large venues showing new art and highlighting new curatorial voices along east and main street! don’t miss it!

October 1, 2019
by mara.ahmed
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have your mother make you kibbeh

today in my #class ‘through another lens’ we read from the catalog for ‘clear-hold-build’ a powerful #art #exhibit i saw at Twelve Gates Arts#gallery in #philly a couple of weeks ago.  we focused on #iraqi #artist dena al-adeeb’s work, particularly ‘have your mother make you kibbeh’ which re-enacts dena’s ongoing participatory #performance ‘the #taste of #displacement.’  i … Continue reading

June 6, 2019
by mara.ahmed
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legal diversity clerkship program

wonderful to #welcome the 2019 rochesterny #legal #diversity #clerkship #students today it’s a program of the #monroecounty #bar #association, the rochester #black bar association, and the greater rochester association for #women #attorneys i was the only #actvist #filmmaker in a sea of #lawyers but felt v welcomeby my #brilliant friends david tang and louise spinelli.