Urur Dhex-Dhexaad Ah: Community In-Between

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on view Aug. 8 – Nov. 3, 2017
opening reception Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017 , 6-8 p.m.
Dublin Arts Council, 7125 Riverside Dr., Dublin, Ohio

Dublin Arts Council will present Urur Dhex-Dhexaad Ah: Community In-Between, a photography exhibition featuring portraits of 15 central Ohio Somali trailblazers created by two female Somali high school student photographers and accompanied by written and video personal narratives, artifacts, and oral histories delivered by augmented reality. The exhibition will be on view at Dublin Arts Council, 7125 Riverside Dr., in Dublin, Ohio Aug. 8 – Nov. 3, 2017. Dublin Arts Council will host student workshops during the exhibition. A series of community conversations beginning in May, presented in collaboration with Ohio History Connection, will address topics including new American artmaking, mental health and wellness, integrating new Americans with law enforcement and more. The photographs and stories in this exhibition will also be available in book format from The Ohio State University Press.

Dublin Arts Council is presenting Urur Dhex-Dhexaad Ah: Community In-Between in collaboration with guest preparators Ruth Smith and Qorsho Hassan. Additional support is provided by state tax dollars allocated by the Ohio Legislature to the Ohio Arts Council (OAC). The OAC is a state agency that funds and supports quality arts experiences to strengthen Ohio communities culturally, educationally and economically.

The exhibition opens with a reception on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Dublin Arts Council, 7125 Riverside Dr., Dublin, Ohio and remains on view through Nov. 3, 2017. Gallery hours are Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Saturday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The exhibition and public reception are free of charge.

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