Dinner Party Ft. Vieno James at M. David & Co.
Join ArtsClub for a Dinner Party featuring contemporary artist, Vieno James at M. David & Co in Bushwick.
We'll be discussing global development, international exchanges of culture, and their relationship to contemporary art. On view will be an exhibition by Vieno James, influenced by his recent journey through Oceania. The conversation will be led by Vieno and Mumbai-based journalist, Kannan Srinivasan.
A portion of the proceeds from dinner tickets and art sales will benefit The Polynesian Voyaging Society. Artworks will be available for sale from $500-$5,000.
Recent Works by Vieno James
Hosted at M. David & Co.
M. David & Co. is known for its high energy, interactive discussions between participants and speakers. Formerly called Life On Mars, M. David & Co. has been the leading gallery in Brooklyn for 5 years, showcasing intergenerational relationships between artists in NYC, from emerging to mid-career to blue-chip.
Polynesian cuisine cooked by Chef Cooper Thomas of Cookin’ With Coop
Coop is a self-trained chef who has traveled the globe since his early years. Growing up in Singapore and Amsterdam in his youth, he was exploring S.E Asian and Western European cuisines from his early toddler years. Since then, he has lived in San Diego, Boulder, Manila, Sydney, Wellington, London, Marrakech, and NYC (his current home base). He has eaten & drank his way across the globe for 30 exciting years of life, and found his passion for hosting dinners at every opportunity. His true home is around a dinner table with friends and strangers alike.
A portion of the proceeds will benefit The Polynesian Voyaging Society
Founded on a legacy of Pacific Ocean exploration, the Polynesian Voyaging Society seeks to perpetuate the art and science of traditional Polynesian voyaging and the spirit of exploration through experiential educational programs. In a generation they have sailed over 100,000 nautical miles on the traditional canoe of the Polynesians (the Hokulea) visiting countries around the world to foster intercultural dialogues and share methods and practices of sustainability. They've voyaged to Japan, Tonga, New Zealand, Easter Island, Vanuatu, Tahiti, Caribbean, Brazil, Bali, Australia, Samoa, Galapagos, Mauritius, and the US, prompting discussions along the way about sustainable and ethical environmental practices.