Development Without Displacement Art Show

We invite artists, poets, musicians, and community members to submit works to our show Development Without Displacement, a month-long exhibition to highlight the power of art in building community and to support and uphold people’s relationships to land, community and shared histories. Throughout Baltimore and the surrounding region, we use the arts to shine a light on our stories, culture, and struggles. Art helps inspire meaning about place, reflects on how we survive as a city, and can reveal a vision for a more equitable future. We are calling for works that respond to the following questions:

- What is your current experience in the region with development that threatens to displace residents, communities, traditions, and culture?

- How do you use the arts in your life or in your community to make a space for creative expression, personal freedom, cultural survival, and community building?

- What visions do you have for a future that respects people’s relationships to land and their communities?

Submission guidelines:

- Photographs, paintings, drawings, sculptures, spoken word, and poetry encouraged.

- Submit an image of your work, along with your name, the work’s title, medium, and dimensions to by August 1, 2016.

- Modest artist stipends are available to support the development of new work in response to the call.

- If you have questions or want to discuss an idea: email or call (650) 704-3208

LOCATION: Chesapeake Arts Center (CAC), 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, MD 21225

DATES: September 1-30, 2016.


About the Curators: we are a group of grassroots leaders and artists interested in the role that art plays in community building and social movements. About the Venue: CAC uses the arts to excite, educate, engage, inspire and grow this community’s people, its artists, and the region through performances, exhibitions, classes, and collaborations with artists, educators, business and community leaders and organizations.

vacant art

September 09, 2016 at 6pm - 8pm
Chesapeake Arts Center
Greg Sawtell ·
Eric Stephenson Mimi Cukier Amy Skillman Dana Harris-Trovato Andrea Anderson Laurie Anderson Sheila Gaskins Elizabeth Agbetsiafa-Awuah Janet Walsek Laura Kigweba Nathan Dennies Keisha Allen Rachel Tyree Ty Hullinger Olivia Robinson matt q Kacey Wetzel Sarah Bovie Jeffrey Kaplan Queen Laney Marc Shi armando gaetaniello Matt Warfield Patricia Montgomery-Fernald Demontez Rashad Hawkins Jeremy Weiss Kim Loper Ben Hamburger Nina Minadakis Carly Wais Perri DeJarnette Julia Hartenstein Audrey Rozier Tarah Fitzgerald Brian Francoise Kristen Brown Shannon Fernandez Jerry Raitzyk Priya Bhayana Lauren Karaffa Randolph(Randy) Ford Mike Casiano Sadie Molock Michele Levy Ashley Hufnagel Paul Ruffin Sylvia Poore Sergio España

Who's RSVPing

Eric Stephenson
Mimi Cukier
Amy Skillman
Dana Harris-Trovato
Andrea Anderson
Laurie Anderson
Sheila Gaskins

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