Betty Yu, De-Gentrifying My Parents' Block, 2020 (detail)

Imagining De-Gentrified Futures Virtual Walkthrough


Opening Reception
Online, with on-site exhibition at 291 Church Street

Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 6:00 pm
Exhibition on view November 5 - December 19, 2020

Join us for a virtual tour of Imagining De-gentrified Futures with curator Betty Yu. We will walk-through the virtual exhibition space, learn about the ideas and research behind the exhibition as well as the artists and contributors. There will be time for questions and dialogue.

View the livestream here at 6pm on November 4:

Featuring Work By:
Black Quantum Futurism
Imani Jacqueline Brown
Chinatown Art Brigade
Sandra de la Loza
Radical Housing Manifestos
Robin Holder
Betty Yu

Betty Yu is a multimedia artist, filmmaker, educator, and activist born and raised in NYC to Chinese immigrant parents. Ms. Yu integrates documentary film, new media platforms, and community-infused approaches into her practice, and she is a co-founder Chinatown Art Brigade, a cultural collective using art to advance anti-gentrification organizing. Her work has been presented at the Brooklyn Museum, Margaret Mead Film and Video Festival, Tribeca Film Festival's Interactive Showcase, The Eastman Kodak Museum, and the 2019 BRIC Biennial. She holds a BFA from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts and a MFA from Hunter College, and currently teaches video, social practice, art and activism at Pratt Institute, John Jay College, and The New School, in addition to 20 her years of community, media justice, and labor organizing work.