Q Guide: Arts & Entertainment

Wednesday, April 7, 2010


Anxiety of an outsider

After enduring a childhood that left her traumatized, Woodside resident Kymia Nawabi has used her experience to create art intended to express her struggles with social anxiety disorder. As she further developed as an artist and grappled with her anxiety, her artwork began to make a more generalized statement about the relationship between emotion and the human body. Comment.

Two Rockaway Artists shows focus on bodies, idols

There are few things more lonesome than Fort Tilden on a cold and rainy afternoon — even the flocks of geese and starlings look downtrodden. Fortunately, “To Our Idols” and “Bodies of Work,” the two exhibits now on view at the fort’s Rockaway Artists Alliance, brought a much appreciated physical and emotional warmth. Both sTudios 6 and 7 were well attended despite the weather. Wine and sushi platter, cookies and little cakes were served. Comment.

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