Thursday, September 7 – Friday, October 6, 2017

Throughout history, artists have utilized ingenious methods of manipulating materials and processes to manifest various perceptions of reality. And by extension, many artists from the marginalized to the mainstream have challenged the notions of truth and its tenuous relationship with reality. Today, with the loss of faith in institutions to provide a collective comprehension of truth while autocratic leaders espouse misconceptions and misinformation, citizens are left to forge their own understandings. In this exhibition, the participating artists will explore the manipulation of reality and its tricky and fraught relationship with the truth. This exhibition is made up of former Charlotte Street Foundation awardees and is in conjunction with Every Street is Charlotte Street, celebrating their 20th anniversary.

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Event Details

September 7 - October 21, 2017


UMKC Gallery of Art (Fine Arts Building 203, 5015 Holmes St. KCMO 64110)

Opening Reception
September 7, 5:00 - 7:00 PM

Hosted by the UMKC Gallery of Art

Featuring: Ricky Allman, Jorge García Almodóvar, Deanna Dikeman, Leo Esquivel, David Ford, Archie Scott Gobber, Elijah Gowin, Tom Gregg, Rashawn Griffin, Adolfo Martinez, Anne Austin Pearce, and Kati Toivanen

Curated by: Davin Watne

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Saturday, October 19 from 7:00-11:00 PM

Charlotte Street Campus (3333 Wyoming)
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