Cynthia Tom and A Place of Her Own was awarded The Commons Curatorial Residency at SOMArts. As one of the three recipients, her art will be on view November 19 - December 11, 2015.
The Commons is a competitive, year-long incubator for exhibition research, planning, installation and realization. The Commons supports risk taking, intercultural learning and awareness of social issues by providing space and support for exhibitions that instigate accessible, multifaceted participation in the arts.
A Place of Her Own excavates the vital dreams and hopes of women, and features more than 30 found object art works and large-scale installations by women artists. Each piece is a courageous visual answer to the question, "if you had a place of your own, what would it be?