100+ Artists Demand Justice for Slain Journalist Shireen Abu Akleh

More than 100 artists, including prominent filmmakers, writers, and musicians, signed an open letter published by Artists for Palestine UK condemning Israel’s murder of Palestinian American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh in the city of Jenin in the northern West Bank on May 11. “full accountability for the perpetrators of this crime and everyone involved in … Read more

The Path Forward for a Classroom Focused on Art as Social Justice

ALBUQUERQUE — Imagine an arts nonprofit where young people — ages 12 to 21 — participate in workshops taught by contemporary artists. Now throw in sliding-scale tuition and team the organization up with teaching and collaborators who are active artists creating space for voices of the majority and art by BIPOC artists within a whitewashed … Read more

At Frieze L.A., BIPOC Exchange is Making Space for Social Justice  – ARTnews.com

After a year-long hiatus, Frieze Los Angeles opened on Thursday, offering the usual mix of international galleries and local spaces alongside less expected programming, such as a dedicated space for social justice. As part of a collaboration with artist Tanya Aguiñiga, ten BIPOC-led art and advocacy organizations from across the city gathered at the fair … Read more

In Honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day: Centering Memory, Dignity, and Justice in Art Therapy

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn January 27, 2022 | By Zachary D. Van Den Berg, MA, ATR-P, LPC-Associate & Pat B. Allen, PhD, ATR On January 27, 1945, Soviet troops liberated Auschwitz, the largest of the Nazi concentration camps and killing centers. While Auschwitz was the largest concentration camp, it was only one of many liberated by … Read more