STAY ALIVE TO LIFE:
AN EXHIBITION & FESTIVAL OF EVENTS
THURSDAY, MAY 6TH
8:30PM & 9:30PM
KEPT UNDER GLASS: UNHEARD WOMEN’S VOICES
A multimedia pop-up performance of songs about love and longing for connection by under-recognized Austrian and German women composers. Performances will be 30 minutes long with a live projection show designed for each singer and song.
Stay Alive to Life!, an exhibition and festival, addresses COVID-19 policies effects and affects. Encouraging dialogue and activism around social, cultural and LGBTQ concerns arising from the global pandemic in and around Washington, DC, the festival delivers a free and live program of events ranging from concerts and performances, lectures and workshops, to conversations and wellness activities. The purpose of this festival is to deliver opportunities for the community to congregate with each other safely and find connection.
The exhibition features work by Piotr Szyhalski and Ines Doujak/John Barker. Fernando Santangelo and Markus Winter support the exhibition with special furniture.
The Corner at Whitman-Walker presents Stay Alive to Life! in full compliance with the Mayor’s health and safety guidelines.
An open space for allied groups and institutions in the DC-area such as collectives, scholars, and archivists to display projects.
THE CORNER ENVISIONS ITSELF AS A COMMUNAL GARDEN IN WHICH A DIVERSITY OF SPECIES GROW, NURTURING BODY AND SOUL, A SPACE FOR EXPERIMENT, A CLASSROOM, A TOOL BOX, A VENUE FOR (RE)PRESENTATION.
The Corner at Whitman-Walker connects cultures and communities through programming of exhibitions, events, educational initiatives and artistic research, in order to increase access to art and to other cultural knowledge production. The Corner generates content around health and social justice concerns from an intersectional LGBTQ perspective by focusing on local and global contemporary art. We activate the creative potential of each and every person and gather a public that will help shape a hopeful vision of the future.