Mumbai-based Chitresh Sinha founded The Plated Project as a way to initiate change and help end hunger in India. Every month they partner with a new nonprofit organization to produce a line of unique decorative plates which raises funds with every purchase. Now, The Plated Project is focusing its efforts on helping the millions of laborers and migrant workers who have lost their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Artist Creates Portraits of Black People Killed by Police, a Minute of Color for Every Year of Life [Interview]
Artist Adrian Brandon creates work that focuses on the Black experience.
While 2020’s Pride Month is looking a little different than usual, many cities across the United States are still finding...
Over a week ago, Washington, D.C.’s mayor commissioned a sprawling mural that spells out “Black Lives Matter;” now, cities across the nation are creating their own tributes to the movement. In some cities, artists have chosen to repeat the bold yellow block letters of the D.C. mural. In others, artists have taken their own liberties and gotten creative with the design.
Five days after being murdered at the hands of the police, the finals words of 46-year-old George Floyd flew across...
The area surrounding the White House is more fortified than usual.
Ahead of Washington, D.C.’s largest day of protests for the killing of George Floyd, Mayor Muriel Bowser commissioned a tribute to the Black Lives Matter movement. On Friday, June 5, bold yellow letters appeared on 16th Street, applied in permanent street paint, which read “Black Lives Matter” along with the stars of the D.C. flag.
The latest artist to lend a voice to the Black Lives Matter movement is British street artist Banksy.
Pop music artist Billie Eilish is using her platform as a superstar to speak on the topic of body shaming.
For Dr. Artyom Tonoyan, the need to be politically active started at a young age. Growing up in Soviet Armenia, he saw firsthand how protests could bring a wave of change. So as an avid photographer, it only made sense for him to hit the streets as protests against the police brutality that resulted in the murder of George Floyd took hold across Minneapolis and St. Paul.
Around the world, street artists are using their skills to pay tribute to George Floyd.
In Minneapolis, five artists are using their skills to help ensure that George Floyd will not be forgotten.