If you're in New York, CAAAV invites you to check out 11 Allen Street: Chinatown Residents Fighting for the Right to Remain in Their Homes, a week-long photo exhibit by E. Tammy Kim that documents the tenants of 11 Allen Street and the fight to stay in their building. The exhibit runs August 13-19 at the Austrian Cultural Forum in New York City. Here are some more details:
11 Allen Street: Chinatown Residents Fighting for the Right to Remain in Their HomesThere will be an opening reception this Wednesday, August 15. For further information about the 11 Allen Street exhibit, go here.
Photo Exhibit of 11 Allen Street tenants by E. Tammy Kim
CAAAV has been working with the tenants of 11 Allen Street for more than a year, to fight their landlord’s attempt to evict them out of their home. As part of the Asian American Writers’ Workshop Open City project and our week-long residency at the Austrian Cultural Forum’s “Our Haus” summer series, the tenants and their stories have been documented in a photo exhibit by activist, writer, and attorney E. Tammy Kim. Join us on Wednesday, August 15th for a reception and viewing!
Date and time: Wednesday, August 15, 2012, 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Location: Austrian Cultural Forum, 11 East 52nd Street (between Madison and Fifth Avenues)
Closest trains: E/M at 5 Av/53d, 6 at 51st, or the F at 57th
Refreshments will be provided.
Sponsored by ACF, CAAAV, the Open City magazine of the Asian American Writers’ Workshop, and the Community Development Project at the Urban Justice Center
This week, CAAAV will also present a screening of Curtis Choy's documentary The Fall of the I-Hotel, followed by a panel discussion on API communities, gentrification and the future of Asian American organizing. It's happening Thursday, August 16 at ACF. For more on the event, go here.