Knot Patrisse performed Knot, an exploration of how gang culture surrounded Nipsey Hussle, at the FORM festival in June of 2019. http://patrissecullors.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/LACE_v1_60sec.mp4

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?????? ?? ??? ?????, a piece where Patrisse used her older brother Monte’s clothes to build a tapestry of wings. Her witnesses gathered around her as she carried the 20-pound wings as a marker of the 20-year fight to keep her brother free from incarceration and abuse. Patrisse led the procession to an 8-foot wide

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Fuck White Supremacy, Let’s Get Free First performed in 2019 as Fuck White Supremacy, Let’s Get Free, Cullors’s performance for Frieze Los Angeles invites participants to move together united by a groove and the freeing act of dancing the electric slide. Led by Cullors, and with a live DJ, the dancers wore headphones and move

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This solo 2013 performance piece featured Patrisse displaying enlarged copies of the envelopes and letters that she and her father exchanged while he was in prison. After a series of emotional correspondence, the last envelope she presents is addressed to the heavens. Patrisse’s father died in 2009 just months after he was released from prison.

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This piece is looking at the impact law enforcement declaration has on Black bodies. Performed at the 3rd Street Promenade in Santa Monica in the summer of 2018.

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“As a Black queer woman living inside a world that is constantly trying to kill me…” “Respite, Reprieve, and Healing: An Evening of Cleansing” was Patrisse’s 2019 thesis solo show. Elements of performance, live music, sculpture, and improvisation is the artistic foundation of this piece. Patrisse states, “I’m tired, and I’ve been tired for a

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RESIST is a 12 part docu-series coproduced by Patrisse and directed by Tani Ikeda, Mobolaji Olambiwonnu, and Nathalie Johns in partnership with digital media company blackpills. The series follows the grassroots work of Los Angeles organizations fighting the county’s $3.5 billion jail expansion plan. Primarily focusing on the work of Patrisse and other members of

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In August 2017, two weeks after the attacks in Charlottesville and on the 226th anniversary of the Haitian revolution, Patrisse performed “Remembering ’92,” a moving tribute not only to lives lost and movements sparked in the 1992 Los Angeles Uprising, but also to revolutionary Black people fighting oppression and building power throughout history.   Taking

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In October of 2016, Patrisse brought Power…   From the Mouths of the Occupied to Seattle, a city often referred to as “progressive.”   Yirim Seck, Faisal Provincial, KT, Hodan Hassan, Monique Franklin, Akilah Franklin, Jah-Vi’ “SJS” Cotten-Cohia, Luzviminda Uzuri “Lulu” Carpenter, and Marcel Baugh told personal stories highlighting their experiences with local state violence

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