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If Voting Changed Things exhibit online

Historic photographs of protests at the 1972 Republican National Convention and the 2004 Democratic and Republican National Conventions. On display until December 2, 2016 at the Buen Vivir! Gallery for Contemporary Art, 148 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY. Exhibit by Orin Langelle, photojournalist and Gallery Director.

October 27, 2016
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Cassandra’s SOULJA: Peace and Love Warriors – view online now

Cassandra is committed to producing empowering metaphors, be they altars or monuments that explore the full gamut of liberation. Whether painting murals for garment workers, casting bronze to commemorate indigenous resistance or sculpting the freedom to love, she wields the power of the image to invite the beholder to see, feel and act.

August 3, 2016
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Climate Change, System Change, Personal Change

This multi-faceted show, with two separate exhibits (by Critical Information Collective and by Ashley Powell) intends to explore the underlying systemic causes of the climate crisis, including its deep connections to racism, classism and environmental destruction – and the need to address them in the struggle for climate justice.

May 18, 2015
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The End of the Game – The Last Word from Paradise, Revisited

With the support of the Peter Beard Studio, ¡Buen Vivir! Gallery presented this exhibition to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Beard’s book, The End of the Game – The Last Word from Paradise. Langelle’s photographs are of events surrounding Beard’s 1977’s The End of the Game installation at the International Center of Photography in NYC.

May 17, 2016
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Triumph and Tragedy: movements for change around the world

This exhibit marks the grand re-opening of the ¡Buen Vivir! Gallery in its new ground level storefront space in the same building as the previous gallery at 148 Elmwood Avenue in Allentown in Buffalo, NY. Photographs by Anne Petermann

September 18, 2015
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Free Speech – Earth Liberation Front Press Office April 5, 2001: Communications Equipment Seized by FBI Released 14 Years Later (Returned Objects: A Multimedia Art Installation)

Please share this documentary essay which emphasizes the importance of freedom of speech vs. state…

July 15, 2015
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Struggles for Justice: Forests, Land and Human Rights Exhibit

As Leslie Marmon Silko says in her book Ceremony, “…as long as you remember what you have seen, then nothing is gone. As long as you remember, it is part of this story we have together.” Photographs: Orin Langelle

April 9, 2015
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CLIMATE CHANGE: FACES PLACES & PROTEST

The photos by Orin Langelle document impacts of and resistance to climate change and false solutions, spanning five continents and more than 25 years. This was the premier exhibit of the gallery.

August 2, 2016