Omi Gallery at Impact Hub Oakland is presenting a series of social practice creative artivist events under the title #ConjureCircle in conjunction with the “Who Taught You How To Love Yourself? Black Womyn!” exhibit up at Omi Gallery featuring multi-media by @April Martin w/ prints by Oree Originol
Omi Gallery presents
Opening Night Ceremony & Procession for
“Who Taught You How To Love Yourself? Black Womyn!”
Thursday, August 6, 2015
#SayHerName Procession begins at Broadway and Grand Ave (BRING Banners, Drums)
“Conjure Circle” – Dinner, Dialogue, Performances
An evening of food, libation and multi-generational storytelling, performance art, and discussion aimed to amplify the voices of womyn, call-out the intersectional nature of state violence in order to organize against it, and utilize creative arts practice as healing and educational modalities. #SayHerName
+ Multi-media by April Martin and prints by Oree Originol in “Who Taught you How to Love Yourself: Black Womyn,” inspired by a powerful action by Black Womyn Bay Area organizers of #SayHerName who reclaimed the African women’s tradition of bare-chested protest. (Art Exhibition runs through August 29th).
Ashara Ekundayo, Melonie Green, Chelsea Elisabeth Ware, Eb Brown, April Martin, Oree Originol
Samba Funk Funkaquarians | Elizabeth Summers |Kharyshi| ChE (Chelsea Elisabeth) |Ophelia & Reek Bell| #SayHerName Bay Area Organizers & MORE!
CONJURE CIRCLE Sponsors & Community Partners:
Akonadi Foundation, NAMAC, Impact Hub Oakland, #BlackLivesMatter, Black Magic Arts Collective, BlackOUT Collective, Young Gifted & Black, KGNU – Hard Knock Radio/ The Women’s Magazine, KQED Arts, Favianna.com, PechaKucha_OAK, BYP100, Care StrategiesBack to all Events