ART & EQUITY CONVERSATIONS – HOLDING SPACE WITH PUBLIC ART

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ART & EQUITY CONVERSATIONS – HOLDING SPACE WITH PUBLIC ART

October 13 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Free
The Importance of Public Art: Bay Area BIPOC Artists Provide Their Insight Into the Topic of “Holding Space”

Join SHACK15, Oakland Art Murmur and Immersive Arts Alliance for the third part of the Bay Area Art and Equity Conversation Series, entitled “Holding Space,” taking place at SHACK15 on October 13 at 6pm.

The conversation brings together moderator Michelle Antoinette Nelson and Bay Area artists Dana King, Jonathan Crawford and Critty Smitty, who will dig into their experience with public art. Expect a casual and frank conversation that will inspire, build confidence and spark your curiosity to learn more. A Q&A will follow the discussion.

 

Run of events

5:30pm – Networking and Reception

6:00pm – Panel

7:00pm – Networking

8pm – Event ends

Brought To You By

SHACK15 is a global members community based out of Silicon Valley – passionate about supporting the next generation of entrepreneurs.

Oakland Art Murmur is a 501c3 nonprofit that amplifies the voices of Oakland’s artists and arts workers and connect the public to the eclectic and incredible art of Oakland. We are motivated to expand equity in the arts and empower artists of all backgrounds and experiences. To that end, OAM seeks to promote historically underserved artists and art spaces.

Immersive Arts Alliance presents exhibits and performances from a global community of artists who create experiential, immersive art. We enrich Bay Area cultural life, and engage the public in discussions about innovation, creativity and culture.

Please note: Due to the influx of the delta variant and the renewed SF mask mandate we are requiring all guests show proof of full vaccination and are enforcing face coverings when not actively eating or drinking.

RSVP Required // Limited Seats Available // Face Coverings Required

Organizer

Oakland Art Murmur
Phone:
5108426786
Email:
whatsup@oaklandartmurmur.org
Website:
www.oaklandartmurmur.org

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About the Artist
Moderator Michelle Antoinette Nelson, also known as LOVE the poet, is an artist, host, innovator, and CEO of Brown and Healthy, a global initiative which focuses on community engagement, strategic design, and wellness curation for people of color. Panelists Critty Smitty is a Black, Queer multimedia artist based out of Oakland, California. The general themes of her work revolve around the cultivation and expression of joy while navigating sadness, grief and loss. She produced a mural next to the east-facing windows at SHACK15 Jonathan Crawford is a musician, composer, sound designer and record producer based in San Francisco, CA. With diverse musical roots spanning from jazz and musical theatre to electronic dance music, Jonathan’s vision for music is multi-dimensional. Dana King is a classical figurative sculptor who creates public monuments of Black Bodies in Bronze. She studies the strength and resilience of African descendants and creates pieces made of clay with her hands that are then cast in bronze.

Venue

Shack15
San Francisco Ferry Building
San Francisco, CA 94105 United States
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Website:
https://www.shack15.com/