Police Brutality Zine Resources from the Altar “Not One More”

These zines are part of an altar installation dedicated to victims of police brutality. “Not One More” by Carrie Leilam Love, Fallon Young and their collaborators, is on view October 11–November 8 at SOMArts as part of Visions at Twilight: Dia …

Artist Interview: Candi Farlice

What altar were you most surprised or excited by? My favorite piece is the one with the computers and the headsets by Howie Katz because I have a big family and I realize how we’re losing the ability to communicate. …

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Late Nite Art, October 30

Late Nite Art, presented by ArtSpan to accompany the SF Open Studios Exhibition 2014,  is an evening of collaborative art-making, delicious food, music and insightful discussion. In a few words, it’s a social art and dining experience. Alongside a locally-sourced …

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Artist Interview: Martha Rodriguez

What is the single most important take-away that you want viewers to get from your altar? Either visually or conceptually. I want viewers to understand that there are no easy answers to gentrification. We are all angry about the changes …

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Closing Event for Visions at Twilight: Día de los Muertos 2014

Saturday, November 8, 6pm to 9pm, is the final opportunity to view and interact with the altars. Join us for live music by Las Bomberas de la Bahia and The Jorge Molina Spontaneous Combustion Opera, interactive installations and a Día de los Muertos-inspired artist market!

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Wake Up the Walls, December 5

Wake Up the Walls is an evening of creativity, music and art for all ages to accompany Place/Displaced. Hands-on activities for everyone include: theater games inspired by Augusto Boal and led by American Conservatory Theater’s Stage Coach program, an acrobatic …

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Place/Displaced Exhibition, November 20–December 13, 2014

Place/Displaced invites everyone to the table to explore the role we each play in a changing Bay Area in the present moment, marked by an unprecedented increase in Ellis Act evictions, Black flight and the outmigration caused by an affordability crisis. …

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Visions at Twilight: Día de los Muertos 2014

Now in its 15th year, the Day of the Dead exhibition at SOMArts Cultural Center offers a visually dense and stimulating environment of elaborate, traditional altars and multi-dimensional art installations where creativity leads the way to meaningful reflection. Inspired by …