Art has the ability to increase our empathy while reimagining the world around us. The artists on these pages are doing just that. Their work testifies of a good that is ubiquitous yet intimate. I was honored when Common Good asked me to curate some work that speaks to the climate of our culture. Allow these works to speak to you for our good.
Movement is Black life, from Alvin Alley to TikTok influencers. To move is growth and progress. To move is to prove you’re alive in midst of all that tries to kill you. I employ you to move.
Many things may block your shine but it can never obstruct your essence, your beauty. We thrive in the shadows. They tell a story of honesty.
This multimedia piece tells the story of great matriarchs fashioned with hospitality and fertility. Royalty and groundedness speaks loud in this inter-disciplinary form of art.
Temi has mastered the digital portrait. He captures the abstract complexity of our day and tethers it with a flamboyant technique to snatch our attention. Temi will soon be a cultural icon.