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GCAC Art Activism Book


Art | Activism | Action

Proceeds from book sales benefit the Greater Columbus Arts Council’s new Mural Assistance Program, specifically to support projects involving artists of color. For more information visit:  

This 225-page, hard cover book documents many of the murals created during the 2020 protests in Columbus and features writings by Columbus-based Black creatives on the continuing fight for social justice.

The book is intended to serve as a time capsule and interactive experience that showcases the pain and struggle of the events of summer 2020, but also the beauty of the art, all while telling Columbus' story and continuing the conversation and pushing for action in our city.

Featuring: Foreword by Hanif Abdurraqib and Closing by Dr. Melissa Crum

Work by more than 200 visual artists, writers, and civil leaders including Cynthia Amoah, Christie Angel, Chris Bournea, Sterling Carter, Barbara Fant, Shellee Fisher, Tom Hanks, LC Johnson, Tifani Kendrick, John Landry, Brittany Moseley, Dr. Carlotta Penn, Tyiesha Radford-Shorts, Marshall Shorts, Charlie Stewart, Aramis Sundiata, Tariq Tarey, Erica Thompson, Micah Walker, Donte Woods-Spikes, and more.

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