e* VISUAL ART DISPLAYS & INSTALLATIONS * LIVE PAINTING * SPOKEN WORD PERFORMANCES * WINE/ BEER * LIVE DJ SETS *
Presented by: ArtUnited
Participating organizations: ACLU and Planned Parenthood
Spoken Word Performer: Kia Davis, two-time international grand slam champion, winning Brave New Voices in 2011 and The College Union Poetry Slam Invitational in 2016.
Global nonprofit ArtUnited is proud to launch its Creative Disruption pop up group exhibition series in Philly on November 4th, bringing together the work of 30+ Philly based social justice artists-focused on three powerful themes: Gender Justice, Climate Justice, and Racial Justice. Their pop up event series aims to inspire and activate communities who identify as social justice champions. They do this through providing access to affordable and powerful art, while also partnering with organizations such as ACLU and Planned parenthood that have booth tables to engage attendees with immediate action on social justice issues.
ArtUnited’s feminist founders work at the intersection of art and activism, and believe that now more than ever, our world needs the power of the visual arts as a tool for demystifying identity and difference, elevating public discourse, and catalyzing change.
On Saturday November 4th, at Warehouse on Watts ArtUnited will launch this Creative Disruption series with its Philadelphia pop-up exhibit from 7:00 pm -10:00 pm.
Incorporating a unique fusion of visual art, digital installations, photography, live painting, music and performance, the show will feature original pieces by 30+ Philadelphia-based artists. All works exhibited will be sold for $150 or less, based on the concept of and making art more accessible and while providing local artists with commissions. Admission is free and pre-registration is now open online.
Resist! One of many works on display at #Netroots2017. If you’re at #NN17 come check out and support! #art #socialjutice #artforsocialjustice #artforhumanrights #artislife #artists #activist #activism #nofear #membership #painting #painter #photography #community #instaart #instagood #social #justice #politicalart #politicalartist #artunited #politicalartwork #creativedisruption #artforsocialchange #blackwomen #blackart
Founded by Lola Ibrahim and Lexi Balfour, ArtUnited is a global network of social justice artists and thought leaders. Utilizing the intersection of art and activism as a vehicle for creating positive social change, the organization produces large-scale cultural events that are inclusive and accessible to everyone. Bringing together an array of emerging and established visual artists, ArtUnited curates for exhibitions, workspace art and conference apps that are affordable and compelling, while offering opportunities for people to meet and interact in the spirit of dialogue and shared learning.