dwb newsletter #2, July 2020: Doodles w/o Borders + Skid Row Arts: Aug-Sept 2020

Mariana V performs at an Arts Jam, doodling away borders left and right

1) Arts Jam and June/July BIRTHDAYS
2) Intense Love for an Intense Neighborhood
3) ARTS in Skid Row neighborhood
4) Arts East Coast to West Coast

Intense Love for an Intense Neighborhood
In May 2020, a prolific Skid Row artist Mariana V (aka Blackie) who I’ve known since 2008 passed away. We will miss her so very much. Mariana was a regular at the Arts Jam and did not shy away from sharing her feelings. One way to celebrate Mariana’s life, to learn from her, and to carry a bit of her legacy is by channeling Mariana sharing her intense love for “intense” Skid Row in this clip. She speaks with neighborliness that destroys oppression and dismantles colonialism for breakfast. Rest in Power. […]

To read the rest of dwb newsletter #2 go to: https://mailchi.mp/72c1081ac098/dwbskid-row-arts-augsept2020

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