Origami Project: Gentrification

by Anna Grace Burch I walked around one afternoon taking pictures of a neighborhood in my city that is experiencing gentrification. The local community was very diverse, home to people of all races and incomes, but I could see the older, poorer areas being renovated and repurposed into newer, unaffordable houses and shops. It made…

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JAYA KANG ARTWORK

Learning to unlearn has been a central theme in my art practice. My focus has been on conceptualizing ideas that help the decolonization of all spaces. Physical, but especially mental spaces.   After 150 years of British rule, today my people feel disconnected from our own culture. The push for assimilation towards western ideas has created an identity crisis in a…

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“A Reclamation of the Indigenous Mexican Identity Through Art and Photography” by Mateo Omar

These two pieces feature a young man and woman of Indigenous Mexican descent, with spiders for heads. But more than that, these pieces to me have come to represent the reclamation of my identity in a modern and pragmatic way. The Native American body and soul is still present, despite centuries of hardship. These two…

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Chibs Artwork

Chibs is a multimedia artist based in the DFW/DMV area. He finds inspiration through personal experiences, nature and the surrounding environment. Chibs’ art embodies these qualities along with messages from past generations. @amajorarts

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Jibril Hammond Artwork

Jibril grew up in Newark, NJ and lived there for majority of his child and young adult life. His family was poor, and lived in a very dangerous area. Taking to art very young, he would even draw on tissue paper if he had ran out of printing paper and continued drawing and other arts…

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