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Nari Ward-If You Build It

When Jun 25, 2014 07:00 PM to
Aug 10, 2014 06:00 PM
Where 155th Street @ St. Nicholas Avenue
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Opening Reception: June 25, 7-9pm

Exhibition: June 26 - August 10, 2014



No Longer Empty invites you to join us for the opening of If You Build It 

in the new Broadway Housing Communities' Sugar Hill building 

designed by architect David Adjaye.  



Clockwise from left: Sketch of Sugar Hill Project, courtesy David Adjaye; Brendan Jamison and Mark Revels, Sugar Metropolis, 2014, photo by Oluremi Onabanjo; Nari Ward, Sugar Hill Smiles, 2014, photo by Amelia Golden.



Featured Artists:

Mequitta Ahuja / Raúl Ayala / Aziz + Cucher / Radcliff Bailey / Sonia Louise Davis / Élan / Iliana Emilia Garcia / Scherezade Garcia / Brendan Jamison and Mark Revels / 

Carlos Mare / Omo Misha / Shani Peters / Kameelah Janan Rasheed / Freddy Rodríguez / 

Moses Ros-Suárez / Bayeté Ross Smith / Dread Scott / Hank Willis Thomas / 

William Villalongo / Nari Ward 


Additional installations by host organization, Broadway Housing Communities, and collaborative partners: Art in FLUX / ArtsConnection / Dominican York Proyecto GRAFICA / Harlem Arts Alliance / Harlem Needle Arts / Institute for Public Architecture / 

Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance / Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture / 

Sugar Hill Culture Club / The New School Collaboratory


Opening Reception: Wednesday, June 25, 7-9pm 

with soul food trucks & sweet tunes on the terrace from The Jazz Foundation of America


Location & Directions: 155th Street @ St. Nicholas Avenue

Subway [C] brings you to the entrance. Or take Uber with our discount code. 

Get directions and code here


Exhibition Hours

June 26 - August 10

Wednesday - Friday 1-7pm 

Saturday - Sunday 12-6pm 

For more info, visit 

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and with generous support from National Endowment for the Arts, Joan Mitchell Foundation, The Laurie M Tisch Illumination Fund, The Pinkerton Foundation, The Robert Lehman Foundation, The Northern Ireland Bureau in New York, The Double R Foundation, The Foundation for Contemporary Arts, and The Tony Bennett Foundation/Exploring the Arts. 

A special thank you to our individual supporters.