Game Recognize Game Closing Reception, Saturday, January 6, 2018, 6–9 pm

Ed Ntiri

SOMArts Cultural Center presents Game Recognize Game, a deep inquiry into the power and potential of sports as a culture-building institution for social change curated by Dania Cabello. The first exhibition in the 2017–2018 season of the SOMArts Curatorial Residency, this group exhibition will build an immersive environment for creativity and play, inviting audience members to bring play inside the gallery walls.

The inter-generational closing ceremony on Saturday, January 6, 2018 from 6–9 pm will invite all people to play in the name of freedom. It will provide an open invitation to all to activate space, document joy, move, and dance together. 

Arjuna Sayyed
Cece Carpio
Dania Cabello
Ed Ntiri
Yonas Tesfai
Miguel “Bounce” Perez
Yvan Iturriaga


November 30, 2017–January 10, 2018
Gallery hours: Tuesday–Friday 12–7pm & Saturday 12–5pm

The exhibition is free to visit during gallery hours and during the opening reception. SOMArts Cultural Center is located at 934 Brannan St. (between 8th & 9th Streets), San Francisco, CA, 94103. SOMArts is wheelchair/ADA accessible. More information on accessibility is available here:

Opening Reception
Thursday, November 30, 6–9pm
The opening night celebration features performances, artist talks and a community cypher. To learn more, visit

Image credit: “Castlemont Profiles” by Ed Ntiri.