Work for Pictures 1-6

1.) The Altar. March 10, 2018. MOHAI.

Making Scenes

The Altar photo demonstrates the work of the performers and people who work behind the scenes to make a difference in the world. These powerful women are working for change in their own way. The photos captured change the perspectives of the viewers and make people want to fight in what they believe in.

2.) Ixtlixochitl Salinas-Whitehawk. March 10, 2018. MOHAI.

Building Communities

The photo of Ixtlixochitl Salinas-Whitehawk talking to another individual shows the intimate conversations between one another about the social justices we have discussed in class. Also, she teaches about her culture, struggles, and beliefs on the issues she deals with. She wants to amplify the social justices that are major issues today.

3.) Ana Gabriela Cano (“Black Mama”). March 10, 2018. MOHAI

Reel Rebels, Making Scenes, Write to Rock

The photo of Black Mama falls under a few different categories because of how influential she is. Black Mama is a feminist archivist who is a significant and powerful figure. She fights for justice for women and is the voice of those who cannot speak for themselves. She shows her passion and fight in the music she performs.

4.) Kibibi Monie. March 10, 2018. MOHAI.

Building Communities

This picture of Kibibi Monie and others discussing material from the conference exemplifies “Building Communities” through an inclusivity fostered by shared music and the archive – factors that directly contribute to broadening the scope of the social justice movements we’ve discussed in class.

5.) Ana Gabriela Cano (“Black Mama”), Julie C, Kibibi Monie. March 10, 2018. MOHAI.

Making Scenes, Reel Rebels

This photo includes people who “[make] scenes” and act as “Reel Rebels,” including artists who perform for social justice movements (gender and racial equality movements), people of the Seattle community that work “behind the scenes” to further these movements, and our professors who maintain an archive promoting equality.

 

6.) Ana Gabriela Cano (“Black Mama”), Julie C, Kibibi Monie. March 10, 2018. MOHAI.

Making Scenes, Reel Rebels

Black Mama is a musician that creates a music scene; through her music, she creates a platform for discussion around racial and gender equality. Other women in the picture also serve as feminist archivistas (“Reel Rebels”), including our professors and students who helped contribute to documenting the movement.

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