United States: Pryor Cashman is proud to support artist auction against anti-Asian violence (video)
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Pryor Cashman is proud to support The Here and There Collective (THAT Co.) X Dominique Fung and their collaboration with Artsy to host the Artist auction against anti-Asian violence. That Co. is an organization committed to uplifting contemporary artists, curators and collectors in the Asian Diaspora.
After deduction of the artist’s fees and proceeds, the funds raised through the auction will go to Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund and Dinner Heart 愛心 餐, two associations active in the fight for security, equality and equity.
According to Artistic:
Featured in the current Art Keeps Going auction,
[the Artists Against Anti-Asian Violence Benefit
Auction] The collection, co-curated by The Here & There Collective (THAT) and artist Dominique Fung, brings together a selection of works by a talented group of emerging artists united in their support of the Asia-Pacific American community. . Covering a wide range of artistic backgrounds and styles, these artists explore a variety of themes in their works, including the current socio-political climate.
Organized in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic that exacerbated pre-existing inequalities and saw an increase in anti-Asian attacks, proceeds from the auction to benefit artists against anti-Asian violence will support Dinner Heart and the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) – two organizations working to ensure a better future for the American community in Asia and the Pacific. By delivering weekly hot breakfasts and fresh produce to Asian American seniors in Lower Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens, Heart of Dinner works to address food insecurity while supporting local small businesses through the process. recovery related to COVID. AALDEF protects and promotes the civil rights of Asian Americans with national programs on immigrant rights, housing justice, and more.
Artsy will host the auction until June 30, 2021. Learn more and access the auction below.
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