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UPPER ROOM @ Robert Blumenthal Gallery 11/4/15

Robert Blumenthal Gallery present's UPPER ROOM, a solo installation by Derek Fordjour. Upper Room is a site-specific immersive environment. The artist invokes his mother's third-floor prayer room of his childhood home, memories from religious rituals and his on-going investigation with games to explore notions of vulnerability and security in response to unjust, hostile policing practices which have become increasing fatal for men of color. The multi-sensorial installation includes sound, sculptural objects, a hand-sewn tent and over 1000 live flowers. 
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