Images from MamaCITA’s 2014 group solo show – Re.Collection, and 360° collaborative member installation. Cheltenham Center for the Arts. February, 2014. Installation Photographs by Michelle Ciarlo-Hayes Exhibit Photograph by Dana...
By Melissa Dribben, Inquirer Staff Writer September 07, 2013 No one believes that they have found the cure for violence. Certainly not the hundreds of women who earned membership in Mothers in Charge by losing their children to bullets and blades. – Read the full...
From The Artblog, Review by Rachel Heidenry September 16, 2013 —>Rachel’s post delves into a year-long anti-violence project in which artists of MamaCITA collective collaborated with Mothers in Charge to create a project to memorialize the deaths by homicide in Philadelphia in 2012. –the artblog editors——————–> The twisted-wire vessels — 331 of them — are suspended from metal rods, with their shadows projected onto streams of white cloth behind them that cascade to the floor. The vessels’ dark wires create linear journeys of angles, curves, hurdles and loops, manifesting into intricate casings of sculptural form. Three hundred and thirty-one documented homicides took place in Philadelphia in 2012; 331 lives were lost. Three hundred and thirty-one people became a statistic. –Read full review on The Art...
Philadelphia Inquirer, September 28, 2012
Amy S. Rosenberg: “Images to Soothe”.
Article about the MamaCita collaboration- Beginnings, installed in the new Einstein Montgomery Hospital.
Yowei Shaw: “Honoring each Philadelphia homicide victim with art”.
Radio interview with MamaCita members of the Leeway Art and Change Grant project- One Year.
Liberty City Press
Vessels Carry Message Article by Shiela Simmons, January 15, 2013
97.5 Ben FM
Woman of the Week with Marilyn Russell. Interview with MamaCITA members Michelle Carlo-Hayes and Heather Knopf discussing the Miss Representation screening and Represent Art exhibit.
PHL17- Eye Opener
The “One Year” art installation. An interview with Lauren Intindoli of PHL17/WPHL. Aired January 8, 2013.
Maleka Fruean: “Artists continue their work memorializing every Philadelphia homicide victim of 2012”. Continuing coverage by WHYY of the One Year art installation. December 2012