Diasporic Futurism was born out of the desire to showcase and celebrate emerging and established Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) artists whose work reckons with the themes of imagination, identity, place, and joy.
Until It Shatters is an experiment in collective uplift and co-authored curation presented in partnership with the Feminist Art Coalition and organized by Samantha Reynolds. Until It Shatters is being created in collaboration with 15 past and present Root Division Studio Artists, each seeking to break the mold, create a new system, and disrupt current modes of working in order to explore alternative routes forward.
Root Division is thrilled to exhibit work by 23 artists from 9 states, representing 9 ethnicities, exploring how we define and interact with the borders that surround us. Borders, an exhibition about lines and how we cross them, includes a range of art forms such as interactive sculpture, video, photography, installation, performance, and new media.
Call for Beauty challenges assumptions about the concept of beauty while honoring the historical and ongoing creative presence of black artists in the Bay Area. Curated by the 3.9 Art Collective, Call for Beauty addresses traditional and emergent notions of beauty through the manipulation of materials, forms, and space.