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Hello everyone,

My exhibition has been extended through Dec.  Please go see it if you can.  For more info on the show see:


Thanks for all your continued support!



People: Junn Omictin, Kenya (Robinson), Rashaad Newsome

Hello everyone,

I will be shooting a test video that will inform my next dance composition that will be used in the FIVE performance next year.  I am very excited to be working with the legendary Dawn from The House Of Ebony.  Its will be tomorrow at 2pm at Ramis Barquet Gallery.  If you cant make it I have included a video from my last casting call.




Hello everyone I'm in Crash go out and get one if you can.  Unfortunantly its not online.

People: Rashaad Newsome, Kenya (Robinson), Junn Omictin

Concept V is pleased to present its inaugural exhibition with the group show,

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Go to this link to read the interview or pick up a copy at your local news stand!




Rashaad Newsome: Standards

October 22 – November 25, 2009


Reception: Thursday October 22nd from 6–8pm


Ramis Barquet Gallery is pleased to present Standards, Rashaad Newsome’s first solo exhibition. The show will feature new collage, sculpture and video.



Friday, November 6th & Saturday, November 7th, 2009 
Abrons Arts Center, Henry Street Settlement 
466 Grand Street, NY

The second biennial presentation of The History of the Future will honor Guy de Cointet (1934-1983) with video of visual art performance events, 1975 to the present, as well as LIVE contemporary and reconstructed performance by some of today's emerging stars: Bobby Baker, Nao Bustamante, David Cale, Dynasty Handbag, Dancenoise, Andrea Fraser, John Kelly, David Leslie, John Malpede, Deb Margolin, Shelly Mars, Robbie McCauley, Neal Medlyn, Jennifer Miller, Susan Mogul, Linda Montano, Matt Mullican, Rashaad Newsome, Adam Pendleton, Fiona Templeton, Diane Torr, Cathy Weis, Suzanne Lacy, Slaven Tolj, Johanna Went, and Carmelita Tropicana (emcee).

Purchase tickets from the Abrons Art Center.


Hello everyone,

  I am very proud to announce that I am one of the eight artists who will be receiving the 2009 Rema Hort Mann Foundation Visual Arts Grant!  Thanks to everyone who has shown continuous support I really appreciate it.  If you haven’t already please go out and see my first solo New York show at Ramis Barquet Gallery which runs Oct 22nd – Nov. 25th .

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