Salon 2023


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THE ARTISTS FORUM SALON 2023: REFLECTIONS ON THE NATIONAL PSYCHE was held Thursday, May 18, 2023 at the Dolby Screening Room NYC from 7PM to 9PM. The event featured a special screening of 7 contemporary short films highlighting our recent competition theme, “Reflections on the National Psyche.” Works ranged from narrative, spoken word, and dance.

Featured works included:
“Red Flags” by Tess Goldwyn & Ben Weiss (US)
“Born Under Punches” by Gaoyang Ganjin (China/Singapore)
“A Body Is” by Jaime Dezcallar & Marco Flores (Spain)
“Purse First” by Brianna Campbell & Marisa Fernandez (US)
“Bigoted Sadist” by Oscar Sanders (US)
“Listen Asshole” by Yellow Rage [Michelle Myers & Catzie Vilayphonh] (US)
“Realize Your Dreams” by Katie Colosimo (US)

The event also included a post-screening panel discussion with filmmaker Lee Milby, poet David Dephy, and poet Megha Sood, alongside several of our featured guest artists – Tess Goldwyn, Ben Weiss, Oscar Sanders, and Michelle Myers. The event concluded with arts community networking and refreshments.

This special event was in partnership with IT’S TIME FOR CULTURE – a proprietary program of New York City Tourism + Conventions, Inc.

Beverage Sponsor: Uncle Waithley’s Ginger Beer
Media Sponsor: LinkNYC
Venue Partner: Dolby Screening Room NYC

See our Photo & Graphics Gallery for event highlights.