2017 RACE AND REVOLUTION: STILL SEPARATE - STILL UNEQUAL
examined issues that impact school segregation today. Eighteen artists reflected on topics like lack of resources, cultural representation, special education, privatization of public schools, and more.
Artists: Dominique Duroseau, jc lenochan, Iviva Olenick, L. Kasimu Harris, Mitsuko Brooks, Marvin Toure, Antoine Williams, Dennis Redmoon Darkeem, Aram Han Sifuentes, Nicole Soto-Rodriguez, Karen Lomax, Carina Maye, Shervone Neckles, Olalekan Jeyifous, Uraline Septembre Hager, Mona Kamal, Damien Davis, Kayla Muldrow
Locations: Smack Mellon Gallery, Brooklyn; UConn: Stamford, Stamford, CT; Charter Oak Cultural Center, Hartford, CT; Pingry School, Basking Ridge, NJ; Penn State, State College, PA; and August Wilson Cultural Center, Pittsburgh, PA
2016 RACE AND REVOLUTION: EXPLORING HUMAN INJUSTICES THROUGH ART
was an exploration of how racism during the American Revolution set the stage for systemic racism in the fledging United States. Nine artists created works that show how they see and identify with present-day systemic racism and how the racist identity of the United States endures.
Artists: Ann Lewis, Cannupa Hanska Luger, Frohawk Two Feathers, Jennifer Painter, Jorge Alberto Perez, Michelle Angela Ortiz, Nicholas Galanin, None Faustine, Talwst
Locations: Governors Island, New York, New York; UConn: Stamford, CT