U.S. Art & Activism

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Please help build this list of Bay Area Art & Activism. We are collectively developing community standards for "notability" and want to encourage participants to contribute by heart, from memory. It is best to be able to support contributions with external citations when possible. If an external citation is not available, we would like to treat contributions as oral history.

Individuals (Artists, Curators, Writers)

Wafaa Bilal

Judy Chicago

Mel Chin

Ben Davis

Ruby Dee

Eve Ensler

Coco Fusco

Charles Gaines

Langston Hughes

Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts

Travis Sommerville

Chip Thomas

Steven W. Thrasher

Hank Willis Thomas

Kara Walker

Groups

ACT UP

Art Workers' Coalition

Critical Art Ensemble

Guerrilla Girls

Las Mujeres Muralistas

Where We At (WWA)

Women Artists in Revolution (WAR)

Yes Men

Events/Exhibitions

CARA Exhibition - Chicano Art: Resistance and Affirmation, 1965-1985

The Dinner Party

The Fundred Dollar Bill Project

Question Bridge: Black Males

AIDS Memorial Quilt

The Couple in the Cage

Shoot an Iraqi

Vagina Monologues

Organizations

Black Lives Matter

Creative Time

A.I.R. Gallery

The Present Group

W.A.G.E. (Working Artists for the Greater Economy