Black Lives Matter | Carla Cubit of Occupy Art
Opening Reception & Performances at The Living Gallery’s new space, The Living Gallery Outpost, Monday, September 18th, 6-10pm at The Living Gallery Outpost, 246 East 4th Street, East Village, NYC,.
A performance by Rude Mechanical Orchestra, Ras Moshe Burnett, The Black Lives Matter Band and open jam session and a speaker from The Stop Mass Incarceration Network and #WhoisUncleTom 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.
“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 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.
Join the Conversation. Un-Masking: Stories and Truth. This workshop examines how media images, stereotypes and grotesque representations shape our ideas of race, class and culture. We all have a story.
Food and refreshments will be provided