PAINTING THE STREETS: OAKLAND UPRISING IN THE TIME OF REBELLION is an oversized, hardcover, glossy, 9 x 9 full-color art book featuring the Oakland murals that emerged in tandem with the inter/national protests against the police brutality/murder of Black people and systemic-institutional racism in the US. The book also includes an intro, interview, poetry, and essays by writers in solidarity with the Black liberation struggle.
Cover art photo by JJ Harris. Featured photographs by Rohan DaCosta. Introduction by Alicia Garza. Interview with Emory Douglas (conducted by Tongo Eisen-Martin). Essays by Robin D. G. Kelley, Cat Brooks, Greg Morozumi, Leslie Lopez, Mizan Alkebulan-Abakah, MPH & Sizwe Andrews-Abakah of Spearitwurx, and Black Cultural Zone's Art for the Movement Team: Carolyn Johnson, Mizan Alkebulan-Abakah, MPH, and Randolph Belle. Poetry by Sonia Sanchez, Umar Bin Hassan, Tureeda Mikell, Ayodele Nzinga, James Cagney, Tongo Eisen-Martin, Arnoldo García, Sizwe, Maisha Quint, Nia McAllister, Da'Juan Carter-Woodard, and Amiri Baraka. Featured artists/arts organizations include BAMP (Bay Area Mural Program), Rachel Wolfe-Goldsmith, Timothy B, Anya Riddell-Kaufman, David Burke, Sharon Virtue, and Zoë Boston. Artists include Alex Sodari, Alrad, Bud Snow, Cece Carpio, Chip F. Beal, Chris Granillo, Daniel Camacho, David Foreman, Elizabeth Peña, Eugenia Ho, Fay Banawis, ghost ghost teeth, Girl Mobb, Griffin One, Jude Capili, Jun Yang, Kathy Liang, Keena Azania Romano, KeeneVisions, Lynn Huang, Maxx Slaughter, Nite Owl, Pancho Pescador, Parul Sharma, Rafael Tapia III, Richard Choi, Serina Jasmin Koester, Shara Shimabukuro, Shawn Gibson, Shi Shi, Taylor Apple, The Tracy Piper, Wanli Wang, Zachary Sweet, and more being added!
Poetry. California Interest. African & African American Studies. Art.