Artists’ Talk to ad­dress dis­crim­i­na­tion and dis­par­ity

South Florida Times - - INSPIRATION -

Del­ray Beach, FL – So­cially con­scious ar tists will have a chance to speak about what’s on their minds on Jan. 6, dur­ing a free Ar tists’ Talk on “Dis­crim­i­na­tion and Dis­par­ity,” from 11 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. at the Spady Mu­seum, 170 NW 5th Av­enue, in Del­ray Beach, FL.

Held in con­junc­tion with the cur­rent ex­hibit, “Dis­crim­i­na­tion and Dis­par­ity: Re­lent­lessly Per­sist­ing,” the Ar tists’ Talk will in­vite lo­cal and re­gional ar tists to par tic­i­pate in a con­ver­sa­tion, Q&A and panel dis­cus­sion about their in­spi­ra­tions and pro­cesses.

Con­firmed pre­sent­ing ar tists i nclude Ar tists For Black Lives Mat­ter Col­lec­tive, Emilio Mar tinez, Kandy G. Lopez, Ona­jide Shabaka, Wil­liam Cor­dova and Yanira Col­lado.

In De­cem­ber, The Ar tists for Black Lives Mat­ter held a panel mak­ing work­shop to cre­ate a piece of ar t to be in­cluded in the cur­rent ex­hibit, 'Dis­crim­i­na­tion and Dis­par- ity: Re­lent­lessly Per­sist­ing," on dis­play through Feb. 28. Free sup­plies were dis­trib­uted for peo­ple to cre­ate ad­di­tions to the com­mu­nity-sourced, panel wall in­stal­la­tion.

The Ar tists for Black Lives Mat­ter col­lec­tive is a safe space for ar tists to cre­atively ex­press them­selves around is­sues per tain­ing to Black Lives Mat­ter. It com­bines ex­hi­bi­tions, work­shops, so­cial en­gage­ment and peace­ful aware­ness cam­paigns sur­round­ing Black Lives Mat­ter is­sues, in­clud­ing po­lice bru­tal­ity and the loss of life due to racial in­jus­tice.

Ar tists and ac­tivists Niki Lopez, Al­li­son Kotzig, Richard Wright and Alana D. Da Costa run the col­lec­tive.

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