i’m a lil homesick this week for family and friends back in NYC. “Possibly” is a Afrofuturist escape by the homies, Jazze Belle. every time i watch, i’m soothed by Taylor Simone’s voice, inspired by the visuals, and filled with a boost of heartfelt love for the rooftop scene! i love seeing my friends shine! forever Black joy y’all.
We’re back, presenting old and new works, and taking up space at a week-long residency on CCA’s Oakland campus. Thanks to student-run collective S.P.A.C.E. Residency, we were invited to install a show in Shaklee Gallery A21, located in the Sculpture Department. We’re also having our first artist talk at the closing reception tomorrow, Friday 10/20 at 7pm.
BLAXCESS TV is a performance meditating on ideas of visibility, invisibility, and access within institutional spaces. For the duration of this week, 5/5 aimed to disrupt the idea of a formal gallery space.
The performance took place at 131 Hubbell Street Project Space in San Francisco, CA.
a sonic companion to the 5/5 group show and for your listening pleasure….
In looking for a new framework for black diasporic artistic production, Martine Syms explores ideas of the future of black imagination through the form of a manifesto.
Read more here!