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Emerson Contemporary: ‘New Standards’ Opening Reception

July 12, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT

The Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice (JGJ) has partnered with the Office of the Arts at Emerson College to bring the multidisciplinary installation, New Standards, to the Emerson Contemporary Media Art Galler., running July 12 to August 4.

The multimedia exhibition is curated by four-time Grammy Award-winning drummer, producer, and educator, Terri Lyne Carrington. New Standards celebrates the work of women composers and performers who have been either under acknowledged or rendered invisible regarding the creation, perpetuation and overall representation of the art form.

The exhibition features visual arts, film, panel discussions, music and information on classic and contemporary jazz composers, and is part of the Jazz Without Patriarchy Project (JWP), an ongoing series of initiatives, established by Carrington and the Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice, which aims to lead a massive cultural shift toward gender equity in the field of jazz.

New Standards showcases works  by multidisciplinary jazz artists Cécile McClorin SalvantCarmen Lundy, and Jazzmeia Horn, along with works by award-winning visual artists Monica HaslipJoe DiggsYvette Rock, and Ramsess. It also will feature a portrait collection of women instrumentalists by Sherry Rubel, and films by  Carrie Mae Weemsand others.

Summer gallery hours are Wednesday – Saturday, 12:00-6 :00 pm, and by appointment.

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July 12, 2023
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
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