This exhibition is a culmination of Collective Voices’ third year of participatory photography programming as a collaboration between The AjA Project and The United Women of East Africa. This program aims to provide East African youth arts programming, provide outlets for creative self-expression, and offer an opportunity to ignite critical conversations around culture and social justice.
This exhibition, curated by artists Stephanie and Ken Goldman, highlights the historic impact that model Pam Whidden had on San Diego’s art modeling community.
Tra Bouscaren is a post-disciplinary installation artist/neo-cave painter engaged with American spectacle at the intersection of waste culture and the surveillance state. For this pop-up at SDAI, Bouscaren will present a multi-media interactive installation inspired by the ARTS Young Artists in Harmony program and the San Diego/Tijuana border.
That We Should Be Heirs encourages participants to engage in the lost art of letter writing as a method of alleviating burdens and promoting healing. By putting hand to paper and joining one another in this collective activity of personal letter writing, we can share in this intimate process of privately documenting the stories, hardships, and triumphs that connect us all.