A Pop-up within A Pop-up

A Pop-up within A Pop-up

2016 / MODA Retail Space At the eleventh hour, when we finally secured a 6,150 sq feet retail space at the Moda Upgraded Living one week before the exhibition opening, Dominique Sindayiganza and Rejin Leys proposed to call local artists in Jamaica, Queens to present...
Each Of Us Is Holy

Each Of Us Is Holy

Samantha Holmes Installation and paper 2016 / MODA Retail Space Our visual life in the city is dominated the commercial: the desire to sell and the desire to own. Walking the streets, we see clothes, shoes, jewelry, perfume, toys, watches, wigs, phones. Street sellers...
THINK POTATO

THINK POTATO

Jeffrey Allen Price Mixed media and installation 2016 / MODA Retail Space HOW DO YOU SAY POTATO? The cultural diversity and polyglot population of Jamaica, Queens inspired a video project collecting the word potato spoken in different languages, dialects and accents....
HANDS UP FOR FREEDOM

HANDS UP FOR FREEDOM

Dominique Sindayiganza Photography 2016 / MODA Retail Space PROJECT FREEDOM is a photo project that explores the meaning of freedom in my community. The project is inspired by my ongoing photo series HANDS UP, a series I started in 2012 of images of police brutality...
SAT Tutoring

SAT Tutoring

Ayana Evans SAT/ACT tutoring and students 2016 / JCAL ArtRoom, MODA Retail Space Teaching is a performance — one has to talk like, look like, and respond like a teacher. The image of a patient, polished, one-dimensional academic is not who many teachers are at heart....