Displacement Press Release
October 28th, 2016
For Immediate Release:
“Displacement” an art Exhibit for a Just Cause
Hosted by Gerardo Chow
Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 7:00PM – 10:00PM
Encore Show: 2nd Friday, Dec 9th, 7-9PM
Closing reception: December 16th, 2016 7:00PM – 9:00PM
East bay artists raise money for Just Cause / Justa Causa
Join bay area artists Saturday, Dec. 3rd for Displacement, a group art exhibit benefiting displacement services. California artists along with Chulita Vinyl Club (an all female DJ group) will be donating their time and skill to make this a memorable event for everyone! Join us and let those who have been affected by displacement know they are not alone and there is hope. Proceeds will be donated to Oakland’s local displacement help organization Justa Causa Just Cause. 3 Dot will also be providing art for a “Just Cause” so be sure to stop by our neighbors!
Why We Care. Why you should...
Artists have always been used as a stepping stone in converting low income neighborhoods into hip and happening places where money can be invested. Only then does the City care enough to start cleaning it up so folks with money can begin to move into remodeled residential buildings after old residents get evicted.
This show is an opportunity for all artists to do what we do best, express our feelings and emotions about this growing virus that is affecting so many low income neighborhoods, and allow them to showcase conscious work that speaks against Displacement atrocities rather than disguising it.
Art is being donated from a variety of California artists tackling Displacement and its atrocities.
Less Toil: http://www.toilgirls.com/
More Artists TBA
Film By: Gerardo Chow https://gchowq.wordpress.com/
“Gentrify Oakland” trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=maXoYc1Dkfk
Born in Pto. Cabezas Nicaragua February 12,1976
In 1980 because of the war in Nicaragua he and his family were displaced and they had to seek refuge in Costa Rica. In 1986 his family sought political asylum in the U.S. He obtained a BFA from CCAC in 2007. He prefers to make work that speaks consciously about the way art can be used to bring to light the social/economical issues in our society. He works with different media/ mixed media.
DJs/Entertainment: Music provided by Chulita Vinyl Club an all-girl all-vinyl club booking only female DJs’ bringing together the community of vinyl loving girls. Will be spinning the jams for the night! facebook.com/chulitavinylclub
All-Girl All-Vinyl Club
Chulita Vinyl Club where we bring the girls to the front and play our favorite records for you to shake to. Chulita Vinyl Club is an all-girl all-vinyl club booking only self-identified womyn DJs bringing together the community of vinyl loving mujeres.
Theatre Movement International will be presenting excerpts from HOMECOMING CHIRICAHUA NDE' APACHE ODYSSEY & BLACK SNAKE KILLAZ COYOTEEZHAHA this performance is dedicated to all struggling against oppressors everywhere...STANDING ROCK & FUCK TRUMP PROTESTS...the water earth all beings & spirit!!!
Food will be provide for sliding scale donations.
Art will be raffled at the event.