Artist Reception: Saturday, July 7, 5:30-8pm
Exhibition on View: June 27 - July 29, 2018


Quiara Torrè

Trapped in the web
Although the sea is vast

In the presence of the sun
We salvage what we can

Distant memories of the womb
Rituals on land

Ancestral knowledge
Trials and tribulations of freedom


                                    — Chi


Quiara Torrè is a multifaceted artist from New York City.  Self-taught, her artistic output ranges from painting, installation, dance and musical composition. The artist uses salvaged materials from around the world and revitalizes them using a sophisticated process of transmutation. Forming installations that seek to transport and spawn rebirth. 


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Take 2, 3, or 4 trains to Franklin Avenue. Walk two blocks against the traffic on Franklin. Walk ¾ block to 558 St. Johns Place. FiveMyles is within easy walking distance from the Brooklyn Museum.


FiveMyles is in part supported by the New York State Council for the Arts, Public Funds from the New York City Dept. of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, Council Member Laurie Cumbo, the Greenwich Collection, The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Foundation, the Shelley and Donald Rubin Foundation, the Wolf Kahn and Emily Mason Foundation. The Public Discussion is made possible thanks to an Action Grant from Humanities New York.