April 9, 2019: WIF “NewYorkHer” at the French Consulate
April 9th, from 6.30pm to 9pm, at the French Consulate
Empowering women through art and augmented reality.In presence of Martine Liautaud, the 10 “NewYorkHers” and the artist.
The artist Louisa L. has always wanted to see “inside the canvas”. NewYorkHer is her new project, combining art and technology to tell the stories of 10 extraordinary immigrant women who all live in New York, and inspire a new generation of women. Ten semi-abstract portraits in painting, augmented by a video story accessible by scanning the painting on the Artivive app. Martine Liautaud and Anne-Claire Legendre, Consul General of France in New York, will welcome the WIF attendees, followed by a talk moderated by the American journalist, Jennifer Bisram, with a panel of three women entrepreneurs, part of the exhibition: Ariane Daguin (D’Artagnan), Ruia Ahmedzada (Nari Skincare) et Alissa Lentz (HERO Backpacks).
This event is produced by the Women Initiative Foundation, under the patronage of Anne-Claire Legendre, Consul General of France in New York.