‘Bending Genders’ Art Gallery

In his most recent photo series, photographer Alister Oliver breaks pop culture gender stereotypes by mixing gender-nonconforming aspects in his photos. Oliver hires primarily transgender models to break traditional views on gender roles. “His photography has taken him to different LGBTQ+ schools as a guest speaker and allowed him to meet some interesting people.” Read […]

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Imagining justice

Artist and activist Common held a concert in Sacramento called Imagine Justice, an event convened to speak out against mass incarceration and the school-to-prison pipeline. Youth reporters from Sacramento’s Access Local asked concert goers what the concept of justice meant to them. “Justice would be treating everyone the same.” Read more at The kNOw.

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Sacramento art show features “Our Time, Our Resistance, Our Autonomies”

Printmakers exploring social, environmental and political issues through their art were featured at a recent exhibit in Sacramento. The Sol Collective gallery space featured work from about two dozen emerging and established artists from the United States and abroad.  “We try to choose pieces that disrupt norms.” Watch the video at Access Local.  

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Forging the Art of Resistance

A young artist hopes to inspire others to join the community art movement, where he has found ways to express his resistance, his opinions, and his hopes for the future. “Young people can artistically ‘battle’ with the things that need to be fought against.” Learn more at The kNOw.

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