Art Is Power

(AIP Video Blog) Art Street Sacramento is in Full Effect

Art is Power's Patrice Milillo visits Sacramento's Art Street to experience the power of community building, consciousness raising, and entertainment through art.

February 22nd, 2017|

Friday Inspirational Video: Humanizing the Gray Walls

This video demonstrates the power of community, creativity, Art, and I can't forget to mention, good barbecue.

February 17th, 2017|

The Weekly Why: Art Street and the Dialogue of Art

Where can a person go to have honest dialogue with strangers about sensitive and controversial topics without polarizing everyone involved?

February 11th, 2017|

AIP Quote of the Week: Calling all Political Artists

This is a time, right now, from my point of view, when there is an enormous need for the artist to step forward and project images that say a thousand words. You don’t have to read huge columns of information about trump did this and trump did that. In one second an image can project all of that, and I think that the political artists are beginning to step up to do that.

February 8th, 2017|

AIP Friday Inspirational Video: Alternate Images of Humanity

By traveling to distant, often dangerous places around the world, well outside of his comfort zone, French […]

February 3rd, 2017|

The Authentic Voice of Children’s Art

The other day, as I was working with a group of 7th graders, I asked them to draw me some pictures for Art is Power, and was extremely pleased by the enthusiasm that they took in carrying out the task. The work was thoughtful, honest, and sincere, characteristics that make up the best artwork from Da Vinci to Banksi.

February 3rd, 2017|

Art as Activism: Calling All Artivists

Please join us as we demonstrate creative approaches of developing critically consciousness communities through the power of the arts. 

February 3rd, 2017|

Friday Inspirational Video: Shrines to Humanity; Reconnecting with the Inner Caveman

For the past 25 years, Ra Paulette has been carving out man-made caves from the sandstone hills of New Mexico, and then sculpting these spaces into works of art he calls wilderness shrines.

January 27th, 2017|

Art is Power Video Blog #12: Dignity has no Gender

Artist reimagine and recreate reality for themselves and the world, and this is why the arts are so important to human rights. This video from the Women's march in San Jose, California illustrates the importance of solidarity in carrying out visions of Women's rights.

January 24th, 2017|

Art is Power Video Blog #11: Solidarity through the Arts

Art is a universal language that speaks to the humanity of people from all walks of life. Join Patrice Milillo as he examines the power of the arts to take a stand against dehumanization and to build solidarity through shared experience.

January 20th, 2017|