Art Against Violence 2016
• Exhibit – March 1-31
• Artists Reception – March 6
• Spoken Word Event – March 11
• Afternoon ...
The Plants & Flowers building at the San Joaquin Fairgrounds provided a wonderful space for the
exhibit. Constant support ...
Artists confronted the horrors of violence directly.
And indirectly.
Art from children who survived the Cleveland School
shooting and a video with interviews from teachers who
were there prov...
An interactive artwork invited
viewers to record a selfie with
the number of shooting victims
who were part of their lives...
The APSARA murals (also an Arts Commission project) present an
inspiring story of one community’s struggle to move beyond ...
Luz Lua’s art students filled an entire wall with stunning
and thoughtful responses to the Not One More theme.
Other art reflected
the more positive,
future oriented
themes of DIO’s
Wish Flag project.
Stockton’s Poet Laureat and her WOW poets joined other
spoken word artists for an evening of thoughtful readings.
Aztec dancers opened
our Afternoon of
Music and Dance with
a call for rain – which
was later answered.
To the delight of o...
and an appreciative audience.
On March 31, the event concluded with a panel on art activism.
And -- biggest compliment of all
for Not One More –the Chavez
library invited DIO to hang an
extended showing of many
work...
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A short slideshow, offering a small taste of each of the events included in this project, prepared for the Stockton Arts Commission.

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Not One More -- Art Against Violence 2016

  1. 1. Art Against Violence 2016 • Exhibit – March 1-31 • Artists Reception – March 6 • Spoken Word Event – March 11 • Afternoon of Music & Dance – March 20 • Panel and Art Activism – March 31
  2. 2. The Plants & Flowers building at the San Joaquin Fairgrounds provided a wonderful space for the exhibit. Constant support from Kelly Olds and his crew were key to the success of our events.
  3. 3. Artists confronted the horrors of violence directly.
  4. 4. And indirectly.
  5. 5. Art from children who survived the Cleveland School shooting and a video with interviews from teachers who were there provided a somber grounding for the exhibit.
  6. 6. An interactive artwork invited viewers to record a selfie with the number of shooting victims who were part of their lives. The Women’s Center shared memories from victims both living and dead.
  7. 7. The APSARA murals (also an Arts Commission project) present an inspiring story of one community’s struggle to move beyond violence.
  8. 8. Luz Lua’s art students filled an entire wall with stunning and thoughtful responses to the Not One More theme.
  9. 9. Other art reflected the more positive, future oriented themes of DIO’s Wish Flag project.
  10. 10. Stockton’s Poet Laureat and her WOW poets joined other spoken word artists for an evening of thoughtful readings.
  11. 11. Aztec dancers opened our Afternoon of Music and Dance with a call for rain – which was later answered. To the delight of our multi-cultural, multi- generational slate of performers . . .
  12. 12. and an appreciative audience.
  13. 13. On March 31, the event concluded with a panel on art activism.
  14. 14. And -- biggest compliment of all for Not One More –the Chavez library invited DIO to hang an extended showing of many works from the exhibit through April and part of May.

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