Rutgers University’s Express Newark will be partnering with Shine Portrait Studio to present In Pursuit Of Beauty: Imaging Closets by photographer and scholar Deborah Willis curated by Kalie Brooks Nelson. The opening reception will begin with a lecture by Carrie Mae Weems at 6pm and later music by special guest DJ Xaviera Simmons. Willis brings us a site specific body of work highlighting the tension of perceptions of beauty in relation to identity.
Opening reception: Tuesday March 27, 7pm
Shine Portrait Studio at Express Newark
March 27 – December 21, 2018
54 Halsey Street, 2nd Floor, Newark, NJ