Black Protest on the Streets & on the Web

CONTEMPORARY STRUGGLES

20151105_124439

Yale University, November 5, 2015

Visual culture remains a chief means for communicating calls for racial justice and building solidarity. Through graffiti, murals, digital art, photography, posters, zines, and other creative forms, activists reach others.

Sometimes museums display these works. But often this political art remains outside of mainstream institutions. Instead, it circulates through our streets, mass media, blogs, and various social networking platforms, such as Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

To spotlight this range of dynamic practices we have produced a PowerPoint presentation that is part of our pop-up exhibition and program. This sampling, which is arranged both chronologically and thematically, focuses on the contemporary visual culture of the African- American liberation struggle since 2010.

PowerPoint presentation: ArtOfBlackDissent-ContemporaryStruggles

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s