Hope, Unity, Community

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Hope, Unity, Community

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Images and text in this group focus on unity and hope as a path for the future, or focus on the power of community in overcoming racism.

Collection Items

Many Heads
These paste-up segments repetitiously depict three different Black individuals whose heads are bisected with imagery on the inside their mind. The titles describe what is in the mind of each person, “Swan” on the top, the center is “Night”, and the…

Beauty Within Color
This piece is comprised of a triptych depiction of a woman of African descent with an afro. Each segment is a different color of the Ethiopian flag. The woman is painted in coordinating colors of maroon and green.

Hope Stickers
Three Hope posters of various sizes. The posters have been applied to plywood covering up windows of the Hennepin Theatre Trust

This Space Uplifts Black Voices
A black painted sign reads "This Space Uplifts Black Voices" in white paint. The sign has been weathered and has warped.

Reclaim A Sense of Place
A cardboard sign has been placed on a bus stop post. The sign has been painted black and in white lettering it reads "Reclaim A Sense of Place." A flower is painted in the center of the sign with the words "healing" and "community" painted on its…

Black Joy is the Sun!
'BLACK JOY IS THE SUN' written inside of a painted yellow sun. A piece of a larger wall filled with related art.

One Love
Several buttons are placed on a tree, one button is a smiley face, one a raccoon, and one that reads "One Love" on a green, yellow and red background.

One Love, 2020 Rasta
Red, yellow, and green lettering reads "One Love" and "2020 Rasta."

Two Hands Form a Heart
This spray painted mural in Peterborough depicts two hands, one black and one white, coming together to form a heart.

Rainbow Protest Mural
The background of the mural is a rainbow with a cityscape in front of it. In the foreground are shapes of people protesting, wearing masks. The people are rainbow colored, purple, yellow, pink, green etc. The protesters are holding signs saying, "No…
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