just a few of the amazing pieces at last nights #Colorism show @rootdivision. If you are in SF, check it out!
Curated by Daryl Stenvoll Wells, co-founder of Art Responders, this exhibition analyzes the phenomenon of appearance-based discrimination among members of the same identity group. Work on view explores how colorism pervades globally and prevents the unity required to combat white supremacy. Exhibiting artists aims to unpack the internalized consequences of racial constructs, and questions the very basis of modern-day racial categorization. Featuring powerful multimedia work by local and international artists, this show opens the door to more productive dialogue among families and communities, acting as an educational tool for combating intra-racial prejudice.
Exhibiting Artists include: Ashley Adams, Pilar Aguero Esparza, Onyinye Alheri, Natalia Anciso, Chaitra Bangalore, Marcia Barrow Taylor, Cynthia Brannvall, Carmina Eliason, Chuva Featherstone, Erika Gomez Henao, Jared Hendler, Susan Mah, Alicia McDaniel, Beth Consetta Rubel, Ron Moultrie Saunders, Karina Serapio Rendon, Rachel Maryam Smith, Juan Camilo Vergara, Daryl Stenvoll Wells and Nafis White
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