Patrisse and FOREMOST curated Malcolm Revisited, a tribute to freedom fighter Malcolm X. This series of workshops, live performance pieces, and visual exhibits explored the life, legacy, and impact of this iconic historical figure, as well as his influence on the #BlackLivesMatter movement. Featuring powerful retrospectives from Prentis Hemphill, Aaryn Lang, and Brayan Gonzalez, the

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“HateisHateisHate” is Patrisse Cullors’ new art piece that expresses the challenges Black people face in a world of white supremacy. Using 42 pages of hate mail and the FBI’s new Black identity extremism report, Patrisse developed an interactive installation where participants had the opportunity to follow recorded instructions in Patrisse’s voice.   They were asked

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In July of 2013 Patrisse curated a pop-up piece performed outdoors on a U-Haul truck called “Warriors: Dressed in Queer, Cloaked in Now.” Six months later at Highways Performance Space that piece had evolved into “An Evening With Warriors: Speaking the Unspoken.” Often overshadowed by racial trauma and her brother’s jail trauma, Patrisse wanted a

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In 2012 the ACLU launched a class action lawsuit against the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department for abuses in the jail system. Having read the 86-page report, Patrisse decided to create a performance art piece that highlighted her brother’s story of being brutalized in the county jail while dissolving the disconnect between the conditions inside

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Kicking Off Opening Night at the Forging Territories Exhibit Patrisse helped led the procession to the exhibition space on opening night for Forging Territories: Queer Afro & Latinx Contemporary Art, held from June 29, 2019 to November 3, 2019. The exhibit was curated by Ruben Esparza at the San Diego Art Institute. Although Patrisse only

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