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Artist Interview: Malik Seneferu

How did you curate the pieces in your altar? How did you decide which to include and how to include them? There’s an ecliptic energy that I wanted to project. In this shrine I had the energetic force I wanted …

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 …

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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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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 …

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Gathering the Embers: The Spirit of Home

Multi-disciplinary performers connect past and present with an evening of story and performance on Friday, October 24, 2014

The News: An Evening of Fresh Queer Performance featuring Oakland artists!

On the first Tuesday of each month The News, presented by SOMArts Cultural Center, features new, queer work by Bay Area artists. The News is a monthly cabaret evening that spotlights 10-minute or less performance pieces, experiments, and works in …