Say My Name

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Creator

Jordan Roots (@jrootsart)

Title

Say My Name

Coverage

1400 W Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55408, USA

Description

Rendered in black and white, a portrait of George Floyd with "BLM" repeated in the background. Larger text reads "SAY MY NAME."

Source

Stella's Fish Cafe

The artist made an Instagram post addressing the work on June 3, 2020. They posted the following with an image of a George Floyd Tribute that had previously been on the panels:


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"Before and after.
I appreciate all the compliments that I've received and all the praise for sharing my artistic voice. I'd really appreciate if you didn't forget the message behind why I painted this. You may think it is beautiful but I should have never painted this. George Floyd was senselessly murdered. This mural will eventually give way to the windows that hide behind, framing a bustling dining room full of people eating and drinking. George Floyd will never sit at one of those tables. The injustice and racism that he and countless black Americans endure each day is what I'd appreciate you to never forget. Raise your voice. Be the change."

Rights

@jrootsart

Publisher

Urban Art Mapping Research Project

Date

Contributor

HS

Identifier

UAM-GF_0034

Spatial Coverage

Minneapolis

Relation

Minnesota

Extent

United States

Original Format

Mural

Geolocation

Comments

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