“Block Party” at Jenkins Johnson Projects
Jenkins Johnson’s summer group show is inspired by the way summer block parties become important community gatherings, and can function as venues to discuss controversial issues such as immigration, violence, race and sexuality. Works on view include Khalil Robert Irving’s “Street Prints” made from cigarette butts and other trash collected off the city streets and Lizania Cruz’s participatory newsstand project, "We the News." The exhibition’s opening party will feature BBQ by chef Omar Tate, with art world PR maven April Hunt to DJ.
Location: Jenkins Johnson Projects, 207 Ocean Avenue, Brooklyn
Time: Opening reception 5 p.m.–8 p.m.; Tuesday–Saturday, 11 a.m.–6 p.m.