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Featuring music, art, video and performance, Women To The Front is an immersive experience celebrating and showcasing women in the art world. Curated by Zoe Croci and Sara Catalan, it presents a range of works in a variety of media by over 30 female artists, many who are familiar to us street art aficionados. Pictured above is by Brooklyn-based multidisciplinary artist Gigi Bio. Other featured artists include:

Philadelphia-based digital artist Makeba Laurent does Lauryn Hill

Japanese painter Mina Hamada

Paris-based Daniela Yohannes, Oculus Sea

NYC-based performance artist Terry Lovette

FAITH XLVII and Dane Dodds, directors, AQUA REGALIA HONG KONG 2017, still from video 

The event — whose mission is “to inspire and empower new female-identified generations and anyone who enjoys good art” — takes place this Thursday evening, November 16, at Superchief Gallery, 1628 Jefferson Ave. in Ridgewood, Queens. There will also be a special premiere of “Dumb Dumb” music video featuring talented female rapper Cipherella directed by Zoe map, along with live art and complimentary drinks. Free to Arts Club members, admission is $10.

All images courtesy Zoe Croci

Note: Hailed in a range of media from WideWalls to the Huffington Post to the New York Times, our Street Art NYC App is now available for Android devices here.

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With a wide range of playful and provocative performances and installations, the 8th annual Art in Odd Places Festival is turning Manhattan’s 14th Street into NYC’s most uncoventional open-air gallery.  Here is a small sampling of what we saw:

Katrina De Wees, Forsenga

Michael Paul Britto, the Suspect War

Tomashi Jackson, High Tide (Red Handed)

"Tomashi Jackson"

 Anabella Lenzu, Ilusiones de Percantas (Women’s Dreams)

 Lizzie Scott, Styrene Lounge 

See Me Tell Me, Graffiti Fashion Show

Rory Golden, No Reenactments without Prior Permission

"Rory Golden"

Featuring over 100 artists’ projects from Avenue C to the East River, this year’s AiOP continues to reclaim public space along 14th Street through October 15th.

Photos by Lenny Collado, Dani Mozeson, Tara Murray and Lois Stavsky

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