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Bronx Museum AIM Biennial

Bronx NY, June 29, 2017 - The Bronx Museum of the Arts presents, Bronx Calling: The Fourth AIM Biennial on view from July 22 to October 22, 2017. The fourth iteration of Bronx Calling showcases the work of 72 emerging artists from the 2016 and 2017 cycles of the Bronx Museum’s Artist in the Marketplace (AIM) professional development program. Organized by co-curators Christine Licata, director of community and public programs, The Bronx Museum of the Arts; Aylet Ojeda, associate curator of contemporary art, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana; and Heather Reyes, independent curator; Bronx Calling will feature sculptures, works on paper, multimedia installations, photographs, and other works, that explore new directions for art making and touch on urgent social issues from gender inequality, racism and xenophobia, to disease, economic disparity, and the Anthropocene. Participating artists reside in the New York area and were born in the U.S., as well as countries around the world, including Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Dominican Republic, Hong Kong, Russia, South Korea, and Switzerland, among others. The exhibition will be accompanied by a fully illustrated catalogue featuring the work of the 72 participants, as well as essays by co-curators Christine Licata, Aylet Ojeda Jequín, and Heather Reyes; and, AIM Critic in Residence, Brian Boucher.