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May 9 - May 30
Society’s Cage has partnered with Support Oakland Artists, to bring the acclaimed social justice art installation to be featured in front of Oakland City Hall from May 9th thru May 30th.
The Oakland installation will be the first on the West coast, originating in Washington D.C. on the National Mall in response to the 2020 murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, Society’s Cage highlights the historic forces of racialized state violence in the United States including lynchings, death by police, execution, and mass incarceration.
Other sites have included Baltimore, Maryland and Tulsa, Oklahoma for the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race massacre and destruction of the Greenwood District, known as Black Wall Street.
Join us Saturday, May 14th 11:00 am in Frank Ogawa plaza as we officially unveil Society’s Cage. You will meet the designers and learn more about its creation.
We will also have an evening event on May 29th, at 7:00 pm where with performances by local artists. Read Installation Invoking Black Struggle for Justice in Opens May 14 at Oakland City Hall – Post News Group | Read Massive Art Installation, Society’s Cage, Debuts in Oakland – Broke-Ass Stuart