“No Longer Empty” Brings “If You Build It” to Sugar Hill, Harlem with Rául Ayala, Moses Ros-Suárez, Carlos Mare, Radcliffe Bailey, Scherezade García, Brendan Jamison & Mark Revels and more

July 12, 2014

Presented by No Longer Empty in partnership with Broadway Housing Communities, If You Build It features a range of artwork in different media by more than twenty local, national, and international artists. Located at 155th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue in Sugar Hill on a site designed by architect David Adjaye, the exhibit — along with an impressive array of events and programs — continues through August 10. Here is a sampling of the artworks that can be seen on the site’s grounds and in future apartments:

Rául Ayala, A Blaze of Glory

"Raul Ayala"

Moses Ros-Suárezseated on sculpture he fashioned — one of four structural models of bridges

"Moses Ros"

Carlos Mare aka Mare1398th FreeStyle Archityper


 Radcliffe Bailey, From the Cabinet: Fire Music — fashioned with recycled piano keys

"Radcliffe Bailey"

Scherezade GarcíaCathedral/Catedral, made up of stacked inner tubes/life savers ‘dipped’ in gold paint “so as to resemble a temporary alter or monument to immigrants and their aspirations”

"Scherezade Garcia"

Brendan Jamison and Mark Revels, Sugar Metropolis — composed with half a million sugar cubes

"Brendan Jamison" "Mark Revels"

The exhibit is open Thursday–Friday 3–7pm & Saturday–Sunday 1–6pm & Wednesday by appointment. 

Photo of Rául Ayala by Lois Stavsky; all others by Dani Reyes Mozeson

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