Ready
Oct
26
to Dec 21

Ready

Curated by Related Tactics
Opening Reception: Saturday, October 26, 6pm–8pm

For this participatory exhibition, Related Tactics presents mobile stations that gather and deploy a collection of artist-made interventions, tools, and strategies that can be used by audiences to interrupt systems of marginalization, exploitation and erasure, large and small.

As part of READY, Seeds of Sanctuary is a collaboration with Sita Kuratomi Bhaumik, Cece Carpio and Janaki Jagannath of the Marigold Society

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PKC's Free Breakfast Program at Life is Living 2019
Oct
12
10:00 AM10:00

PKC's Free Breakfast Program at Life is Living 2019

Join People's Kitchen Collective for our annual tradition inspired by the Black Panther Party for Self Defense and their Survival Programs. This year we will be celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Black Panther Party’s Free Breakfast Program with music, dance, and special guests. We'll be serving a hot, delicious, and nutritious breakfast of grits and greens, free to the community.

This meal is a part of the annual Life is Living festival presented by Youth Speaks!

Video from 2016 Life is Living

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AGRARIANAA @JAMSJ Plant Swap + Closing Reception
Sep
29
1:00 PM13:00

AGRARIANAA @JAMSJ Plant Swap + Closing Reception

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Join AAWAA and the Japanese American Museum of San Jose (JAMsj) as we close out our multidisciplinary art exhibition, Agrarianaa, featuring 9 local and national artists inspired by the rich history of Japanese American agricultural crafts, legacies and present-day community placemaking. As part of the closing program, we will be hosting a plant swap! Bring seeds, cuttings, and plants to trade. Light refreshments will be served.
*This event is free with paid admission to the museum.

Gallery Hours: Thursday – Sunday, 12:00pm – 4:00pm, $5 Student/Senior Admission, $8 General Admission.

Funded in Part by: California Arts Council, Grants for the Arts, Midori Kai, and National Endowment for the Arts

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Another Place for Food
Sep
19
7:00 PM19:00

Another Place for Food

  • Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (map)
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Contemporary art and food are frequently paired together in artist projects and exhibitions in order to explore the sensorial to the political. This panel features individuals working at the intersection of art and food who will discuss why it is repeatedly mined by artists and art institutions, and what it means for the public to experience this topic in new ways within cultural spaces.

This program is part of the upcoming CURRENT:LA FOOD public art triennial on view from October 5-November 3, 2019. ICA LA is the lead curatorial team for this city-wide program. CURRENT:LA FOOD is funded by the Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles.

RSVP HERE

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AGRARIANAA @ JAMSJ
Mar
9
to Sep 29

AGRARIANAA @ JAMSJ

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Join the Asian American Women Artists Association and Japanese American Museum of San Jose for a multimedia exhibition featuring 9 local and national artists inspired by the rich history of Japanese American agricultural crafts, legacies and present-day community placemaking.

Agrarianaa artworks will be in dialog with the permanent collection of the Japanese American Museum of San Jose, which chronicles more than a century of Japanese American history.

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The Archive of Dust
Oct
4
to Jan 15

The Archive of Dust

"Shadow Stories and Matters of Time" brings together three contemporary artists, Sita Kuratomi Bhaumik, Christopher Myers and Kambui Olujimi, who focus on the transformative aspects of storytelling, time, migration and light, as metaphors for contemporary realities. Through found materials and crafted objects, each creates narratives that reflect lived experiences and make social commentary that references recent and historic events related to issues of race, migration and social justice.

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Bay Area Now 8 at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (SF)
Sep
7
to Mar 24

Bay Area Now 8 at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (SF)

Bay Area Now 8 (BAN8) is a triennial exhibition of Bay Area artists. On view is The Archive of Dreams, a new installation created with a my mother, Alicia Kuratomi Bhaumik, who immigrated to the US from Colombia fifty years ago to become an artist.

Read about the work in “Artist uses her own family’s migration story to build solidarity among immigrants” by El Tecolote’s Elissa Jimenez

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