Sarah Burke from East Bay Express suggests that you all come see our next exhibition and event BOOM: THE ART OF RESISTANCE: A DIVERSITY OF BAY AREA ANTI-DISPLACEMENT TACTICS. The opening reception and events are this Saturday, July 30th from 4-8pm.
Here is an excerpt from her art pick article:
Aside from Oakland, I want you to know… at the Oakland Museum of California and Disruptus at Vessel Gallery, there will soon be yet another exhibit open that centers on the fight against gentrification in Oakland. Boom: The Art of Resistance, which will open at Random Parts gallery (1206 13th Ave., Oakland) on Saturday, July 30.....
To read more click here.
Events on Saturday, July 30th from 4-8pm include:
4-5PM GENTRIFUKATION TOUR BY POOR MAGAZINE
Join folks from Poor Magazine in this neighborhood excursion exploring the erased and colonized cultures of the area, as they re-insert themselves, their dreams and histories in stolen land and landmarks. POOR Magazine is a poor people led/indigenous people led non-profit, grassroots, arts organization dedicated to providing revolutionary media access, arts, education and solutions from youth, adults and elders in poverty across Pachamama.
5:30 – 7:00 PM
Spoken word, shout outs, call-ins, songs, drumming and collective visioning with Casey Jones Bastiaans, Kin Folkz (Monica Anderson), Blackberri Singer, Bilal Mafundi Ali, 67 Sueños, among other inspiring anti-displacement organizers.
Community altar-making with Casey Jones Bastiaans and Kin Folkz
We hope to see you there!