Over the next several weeks, the 21st Century Cities Initiative at Johns Hopkins University will present a series of discussions entitled Redlining: Geographies of Exclusion and Conversations of Inclusion. The series focuses on the inequality of racial discrimination, how our country could bring about positive change, and what our local community can do to improve and enhance the quality of life for all in Baltimore.
The first discussion took place last Wednesday at the Motor House on North Avenue. Inside the meeting room Baltimore artists Ernest Shaw, Gaia, and Nether exhibited artwork they created to depict, portray and represent the themes of the discussion series.
In Graffiti Alley, outside the Motor House, Section 1 Art Park hosted a live painting session featuring Baltimore artists Billy Mode, Meca, and Wake. Here you can see them working through the early evening hours on their collaborative mural.
The second event in the series Redlining: Geographies of Exclusion and Conversations of Inclusion takes place Thursday April 13th at the Reginald Lewis Museum of Maryland African-American History & Culture.
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