January 4–24, Speak Your Peace brings together Bay Area-based painters, digital, video and installation artists ranging in age, ethnicity and nationality to explore intercultural communication and social justice and propose new iconographies of peace through visual art.
From alternative sports, board games and puzzles to iPad apps, laser mazes and proximity sensors, Come Out & Play SF Festival and Exhibition harnesses the ingenuity of game designers to engage San Francisco’s communities in creative play and to transcend preconceptions around human interaction and public space, November 17–December 19.
The centuries-old tradition of building altars to welcome and celebrate deceased loved ones fuses with present-day artists’ sentiments on the state of life and politics. Elaborate, traditional altars and multi-dimensional art installations are on display through November 10th with extended viewing hours.
What: Moments, XX’s Collection by Yelena Sophia When: August 22–August 31, 2012 Where: The Ramp Gallery, a community curated space at 934 Brannan St. (between 8th and 9th) Yelena Sophia’s candid photographs evoke a sense of stillness and camaraderie with the …