Google is featuring Tulsa’s possess Greenwood Artwork Challenge on its Arts and Tradition web site as section of Black History Month.
The webpage displays documentary pics and small movies curated by visual anthropologist Marlon Corridor. There are also around 150 archival pictures by Tulsa photographers Don Thompson and Brian Ellison.
“The digital artifacts arrived from my participation in the wonderful society of the people today right here in Greenwood where by I have given that picked out to are living. We are telling the story of a phoenix that is mounting from the ashes of the 1921 massacre of Black Wall Street just one tale right after the following,” Hall explained.
The Greenwood Artwork Challenge hopes to elevate awareness of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre and celebrate the resilience, therapeutic and restoration of the Greenwood group.
“Google Arts & Lifestyle is proud to invite every person to practical experience the tale of the Black group in Tulsa, Oklahoma,” explained Simon Delacroix, U.S. Direct, Google Arts & Society. “By sharing the Greenwood Art Undertaking on our system, we aim to raise recognition of the city’s heritage and inspire everyone with the elegance, hope and resilience that can be observed in the community these days.”
The Greenwood Art Project, led by artists Rick Lowe and William Cordova with Jerica Wortham, Marlon Corridor, Jeff Van Hanken and Kode Ransom, is a part of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission. In addition to commissioned artists, the venture will characteristic submissions from the neighborhood as very well, that will be shown in conjunction with the centennial of the Race Massacre.
You can uncover the curation here.