Arts Council of Princeton’s “Art Against Racism” : The Juried Art Exhibition & Literary Poetry Performance. This juried exhibition features artistic interpretations of “Art Against Racism (AAR).” The exhibition is one of many AAR events scheduled from September 20-30, serving as a platform to promote social justice, inclusion, equity, & anti-racist community-building through the visual arts.
AAR events offer engaging opportunities to consider and discuss racism, locally and beyond. The exhibition does so in a profound way. Featuring works of renowned local, regional and national artists in all mediums, including spoken word poetry, the exhibition is curated by Ruthann Traylor, AAR Co- Organizer, art curator, artist, activist and Princeton resident.
“Art can be very powerful, in provoking new thinking, creating dialogue across our differences and helping people see different perspectives. Our hope is we can also see ways to build bridges of community,” says Traylor.
Co-Organizer and fellow artist, activist and Princeton resident Rhinold Ponder added “Unfortunately, due to the current environment of hatred, “Art Against Racism” is very timely. It is about bringing people together to encourage others to understand how racism hurts us all, both systemically and in our personal lives. It is a call designed to encourage anti-racist action on every level, and to help worthy causes and artists in the process.”
Events to support this mission include art exhibits & talks, theatrical performances, faith community conversations, a poetry event, and a drag show. For the latest DETAILS, SCHEDULE and INFO , visit www. facebook.com/AAR.princeton