April 15, 2021


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Greenwood Art Challenge Showcased On Google Arts & Tradition Web site

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Google is featuring Tulsa’s personal Greenwood Art Undertaking on its Arts and Lifestyle website as element of Black Heritage Thirty day period.

The web page displays documentary pics and shorter films curated by visible anthropologist Marlon Corridor. There are also in excess of 150 archival photographs by Tulsa photographers Don Thompson and Brian Ellison.

“The electronic artifacts arrived from my participation in the beautiful tradition of the men and women in this article in Greenwood where I have because decided on to reside. We are telling the tale of a phoenix that is mounting from the ashes of the 1921 massacre of Black Wall Road just one tale right after the up coming,” Corridor claimed.

The Greenwood Artwork Venture hopes to elevate consciousness of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre and rejoice the resilience, healing and recovery of the Greenwood local community.

“Google Arts & Society is happy to invite everybody to practical experience the story of the Black neighborhood in Tulsa, Oklahoma,” claimed Simon Delacroix, U.S. Direct, Google Arts & Society. “By sharing the Greenwood Artwork Task on our system, we aim to increase awareness of the city’s history and inspire everyone with the natural beauty, hope and resilience that can be uncovered in the community today.”

The Greenwood Art Project, led by artists Rick Lowe and William Cordova with Jerica Wortham, Marlon Hall, Jeff Van Hanken and Kode Ransom, is a part of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Fee. In addition to commissioned artists, the task will element submissions from the neighborhood as properly, that will be exhibited in conjunction with the centennial of the Race Massacre.

You can discover the curation below.

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