Fish with Braids Gallery Reopens Downtown with Wearable Art Event

Fish with Braids Gallery – the brainchild of Uta Brauser, the mastermind behind the Creative Grove Designer and Artist Market and other local art events – is reopening in Downtown Jersey City.

The gallery will be located on the first floor of 190 Columbus Drive and will host a wearable art event for its grand opening on July 26. EVOLVE WEAR 3, branded “fashion for a new world,” features Brauser’s animal- and art-inspired creations.

At the event, several videos will also be screened, including the following:

  • Documentary Video by Hoboken Film Factory, Francisco Dautant, and David Zee, “In Beauty I walk, Evolve Wear”
  • Art Video by Raven Black, inspired by the Evolve Wear characters and designs of Uta Brauser
  • Documentary by Diana Quinones Rivera of the dance performance choreographed by Laura Quattrocchi with “Waste Park,” filmed at an abandoned warehouse in Jersey City
  • Documentary of Eva Moll’s action art
  • Documentary of the Importance of Life with Colors by Masae Satouchi

There will also be projections by Adam Jeffrey and Anna Almquist, computer robot electronics by Pastiche, a photo booth run by by Robin Souma photography, a mad accessories exhibition and several Evolve Wear gowns on display.

The Evolve Wear collection will be presented at 8 pm followed by a performance by “colorful artist” Masae Satouchi at 8:30 pm.

The Fish with Braids opening event will be held Thursday, July 26, from 6 pm to 10 pm.

Photo courtesy of Uta Brauser

Summer Dawn Hortillosa

is a freelance arts and entertainment writer whose work has appeared in the Jersey City Independent, The Jersey Journal, the International and other publications. She is also a creative writer and theatrical director.