Black Lives Matter Art Show
Black Lives Matter | Carla Cubit of Occupy Art
Opening Reception & Performances: December 9th, 5-8pm at Dacia Gallery, 53 Stanton Street, New York, NY 10002.
A performance by Ras Moshe Burnett and open jam session and open mic and a speaker from Take the Stands and The Stop Mass Incarceration Network, followed by an Artist Talk & Discussion.
Free posters will be available from The Stop Mass Incarceration Network
Inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, the one day pop up Black Lives Matter Art Show features Carla Cubit’s Black Lives Matter artwork and posters, accompanied by her photographs from Black Lives Matter protests throughout the NYC area and banners from Take the Stands. .
“Expand scope, perspective, and inspiration towards an ongoing series of future culture jams and events around this theme and time.” During Open Hours, all are encouraged to come talk about the Black Lives Matter movement and are invited to view Your Thoughts On Black Lives Matter banners and create their own posters/Black Lives Matter inspired artwork (art materials and supplies provided).
Handmade Black Lives Matter necklaces, magnets, key chains and pins will be on sale for $1 during the Opening Reception.
About Occupy Art
“We are the 99%.” Visit Occupy Art to learn more about past Occupy Art and Black Lives Matter Art Shows.
About Take the Stands
What if people across America found bold, visible ways to show support for racial justice and black lives. Take a sign to a sporting event or your town center. Take a picture, use #TaketheStands. Join our activist chain letter. #takeaknee
About The Stop Mass Incarceration Network
“Rise up to Stop Mass Incarceration & Police Terror. We are initiating an effort to accelerate the movement to stop the injustice of mass incarceration and police brutality; the racially biased policies and practices of the police, the courts and the U.S. legal system; and to support the human rights of prisoners and of the formerly incarcerated. We call on all to join us.” Learn more and get involved, at Stop Mass Incarceration Network.
“Last month, we launched our $30,000 Space Fund in New York City, pledging to fuel 30 projects from our community of brand builders and ideamakers with sponsored space.”
Food and refreshments will be provided