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Black as Space: Reflecting on the Bay Bridge Shutdown (Cont’)

Photo: Brooke Anderson

Parts 3 and 4 of four ← Parts 1 and 2 III. Black(ness) as Space(Time) Blackness is space. It is the gap between the lines (of prose, of ideas, of physical objects). Extrapolating on the parable of the poor man

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Black as Space: Reflecting on the Bay Bridge Shutdown

Parts 1 and 2 of four Parts 3 and 4 → I. The Fix Is In In Octavia Butler’s novel Parable of the Sower,1 the key protagonist and founder of Earth Seed was a cross-dressing person who was born with

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BOOM: The Art of Resistance

BOOM: The Art of Resistance – A Diversity of Bay Area Anti-Displacement Tactics Organized by Leslie Dreyer, this exhibition presents critical reflections on race, class and accessibility politics within struggles against displacement. Featuring contributions by Sogorea Te’ Land Trust with

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The Movement for Black Lives: Six Point Platform

On August 1. 2016 the Movement for Black Lives released their Six Point Platform and brought several years of organizing and public protest to the next strategic level. The platform covers six areas of concern: End the War On Black

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Take This Hammer: Art + Media Activism from the Bay Area

The Bay Area Society for Art & Acitivism is a proud contributor to Take This Hammer: Art + Media Activism from the Bay Area, curated by Christian L. Frock and on exhibition at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

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On Strike! (At SF State) and Other Historic Documentaries at YBCA

As part of Yerba Buena Center for the Art’s exhibition Take This Hammer: Art + Media Activism from the Bay Area (March 11 to August 14, 2016), the Bay Area Society for Art & Activism has curated a selection of

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Media Burn 40th Anniversary Posters: Get’em While They’re Hot!

Given the significance of Media Burn in guiding the spirit of our work, the Bay Area Society for Art & Activism has commissioned a double-sided commemorative poster to honor Media Burn’s forty years of undiminishable aura. We are incredibly grateful

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We are “Making a Scene!”

The Bay Area Society for Art & Activism documents 50 years of alternative Bay Area spaces From July 9–August 20, 2015, the Bay Area Society for Art & Activism‘s fiscal sponsor, SOMArts Cultural Center, presents Making a Scene: 50 Years

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Hungry?: Local Potlucks Will Gather People and Data

Our friends at The Present Group/Compensation Foundation are initiating a variety of local potlucks to gather people and data together for the Bay Area Artists Report! The report “is an effort to gather and make apparent how visual artists working

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Can’t Stop Won’t Stop 2015

Can a mostly stay-at-home mom and a few incredible friends, raise $673 $473 $244 to ring in the New Year? Yes! With your help, the Bay Area Society for Art & Activism will reach its $3000 inaugural membership goal. Please

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