Soft Solidarity: Uniting to Protect, Empower, and Heal (May 14–Aug. 28, 2022)
Presented in partnership with the Asian American Arts Alliance, SOFT SOLIDARITY: UNITING TO PROTECT, EMPOWER, AND HEAL was a group exhibition that explored how Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPI) as a diverse and varied community can unite in the face of adversity and discrimination.
It featured women-identifying artists who share a love for contemporary art and traditional craft. Their work delved into the idea of “soft solidarity,” a kind of loose unity unconstrained by background, location, or socioeconomic status, and how seemingly contrasting attributes can exist simultaneously and in harmony — softness and strength, pliability and power, delicacy and danger.
SOFT SOLIDARITY was on view at two sites: Chelsea Market, May 14 to June 6Pearl River Mart SoHo Gallery, May 18 to August 28
- aricoco (SoHo and Chelsea Market)
- Suejin Jo (Chelsea Market)
- Joyce Yu-Jean Lee (curator and SoHo)
- Natalia Nakazawa (SoHo and Chelsea Market)
- Sui Park (Chelsea Market)
- Lu Zhang (SoHo and Chelsea Market)