BehindTheInk Creating Exposure Through The Arts

Creating Exposure Through The Arts

BOOM Performance:
Creating Exposure Through The Arts –
“Behind The Ink:”

Behind The Ink, an interactive, multi-disciplinary visual arts project, showcases impactful images and an award-winning short film documentary created and filmed by our teen students and staff which features people from various races, cultures, ethnicities, and age groups that will tell stories behind their tattoos. In addition, we explore similarities amongst various identity groups and focus on the Diversity and Inclusion aspects when sharing dialogue across differences. Through a series of photo workshops, we captured digital images and video interviews of professional athletes, stay-at-home moms and corporate professionals, celebrities, college students, grandmothers, creatives, tattoo artists, and those who all have one thing in common … Ink (tattoos).


Creating Exposure through the Arts (C.E.A.) is a non-profit located in Charlotte, North Carolina designed to mentor, educate, and empower youth by creating opportunities for exposure through the arts. Young artists learn to be proficient in their craft under the supervision of professionals and volunteers. After-school programs are conducted in various locations with local non-profit organizations (i.e. Arts & Science Council, YMCA, Police Athletic League, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, Mecklenburg County Park, and Recreation Centers). C.E.A mentors empowers, educates youth, and creates opportunities for artists to develop their talents while exposing them to new experiences and providing a vehicle of expression for a diverse group of individuals to showcase, preserve, cultivate, and promote artistry.

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Showing at: Ford Building Theatre
Show Time:
Friday, 4/26, 8:00 – 9:00pm