Joyce Gordon Gallery and The Oakland Maroons Art Collective presents “The Point is…2.0” Artwork in honor of
The Black Panther Party’s 50th Anniversary - October 7 – October 29th, 2016
Opening Night Features the Writers/Poets of the Oakland Maroons Art Collective. Sista Kujichagulia, Poet, Musician, Educator and Activist and Tureeda Mikell, Poet, Educator, Activist and former rank and file member of the Black Panther Party.
Also Featured will be the youth poetry and spoken word group Young, Gifted and Black.
Exhibit Participants: Emory Douglas and the Oakland Maroons Art Collective (OMAC). OMAC artists include: Tarika Lewis, Akinsanya Kambon, Ducho Dennis, Duane Deterville, Rage Souljah, Chris Herod, Refa One
Joyce Gordon Gallery in collaboration with OMAC presents “The Point Is…2.0” a group exhibit honoring the 50th Anniversary of the Black Panther Party with a focus on their most emulated and yet forgotten 10 Point program and it relevance in the 21st Century.
About the Oakland Maroons Art Collective (OMAC) Founded in 2012, the Oakland Maroons Art Collective (OMAC) is an organization of Black culture workers intent on re-inscribing the spirit of the Harlem Renaissance, Negritude, the Black Arts Movement and Africentricity for the 21st century. We are visual artists, writers, musicians and performers who have a commitment to African Centered philosophies that re-inscribe the Black Aesthetic in the 21st century.
Joyce Gordon Gallery is a commercial fine art gallery located in the downtown district of Oakland, California. It exhibits art that reflects the social and cultural diversity of the Bay Area and international artists. The aim of the gallery is to respect the creative pursuits of the individual and seeks to make such work accessible to a broad audience.